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Odintsovo (in English)
Одинцово (Russian)
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In Odintsovo
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Location of Moscow Oblast in Russia
Odintsovo is located in Moscow Oblast
Location of Odintsovo in Moscow Oblast
Coordinates: 55°40′N 37°16′E / 55.667°N 37.267°E / 55.667; 37.267Coordinates: 55°40′N 37°16′E / 55.667°N 37.267°E / 55.667; 37.267
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Flag of Odintsovo (Moscow oblast).png
Coat of arms
Administrative status (as of September 2013)
Country Russia
Federal subject Moscow Oblast[1]
Administrative district Odintsovsky District[1]
City Odintsovo[1]
Administrative center of Odintsovsky District,[1] City of Odintsovo[1]
Municipal status (as of February 2012)
Municipal district Odintsovsky Municipal District[2]
Urban settlement Odintsovo Urban Settlement[2]
Administrative center of Odintsovsky Municipal District,[2] Odintsovo Urban Settlement[2]
Head[citation needed] Alexander Gusev[citation needed]
Area 19.6 km2 (7.6 sq mi)[3]
Population (2010 Census) 138,930 inhabitants[4]
Rank in 2010 122nd
Density 7,088/km2 (18,360/sq mi)[5]
Time zone MSK (UTC+03:00)[6]
Founded late 14th century[citation needed]
City status since 1957[citation needed]
Postal code(s)[7] 143000–143003, 143005–143007, 143009–143011, 143015–143019, 143027, 994010
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Odintsovo (Russian: Одинцо́во) is a city and the administrative center of Odintsovsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Population: 138,930 (2010 Census);[4] 134,844 (2002 Census);[8] 125,149 (1989 Census).[9]


The village of Odintsovo was established in the late 14th century by a noble known as Andrey Odinets (whose real name Andrey Domotkanov). For the great service to Dmitry Donskoy Odinets was granted land to the southwest of Moscow. Town status was granted to Odintsovo in 1957.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Odintsovo serves as the administrative center of Odintsovsky District.[1] As an administrative division, it is, together with nineteen rural localities, incorporated within Odintsovsky District as the City of Odintsovo.[1] As a municipal division, the City of Odintsovo is incorporated within Odintsovsky Municipal District as Odintsovo Urban Settlement.[2]

Coat of arms[edit]

The coat of arms of Odintsovo shows a white deer, representing cleanliness and purity. The deer lies facing the west, although gazes to the east.


Odintsovo volleyball clubs Iskra (men) and Zarechie Odintsovo (women) were both champions of Russia in the past and are still performing successfully. Zarechie Odintsovo won in the final in April 2008 against Dinamo Moscow to become champions of Russia. Many male and female players in Russian national volleyball teams either grew up, or played/trained in Odintsovo.

"The Ice Palace", or the Odintsovo ice skating and hockey ring, was named to have "the best ice ever played on" by North American and former Soviet ice hockey veterans during the Stanley Cup visit in 2004.


Church of Grebnevskaya
Residential complex in Odintsovo

Odintsovo is home to the Church of Grebnevskaya, Icon of the Mother of God, which was built in 1802.

Notable people[edit]

  • Olga Budina (born 1975), theater and film actress
  • Ivan Dubasov (1897–1988), artist active in the Soviet Union
  • Larisa Lazutina (born 1965), Olympic, Russian, and World Cross-country skiing champion

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

Odintsovo is twinned with:



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Resolution #123-PG
  2. ^ a b c d e Law #64/2005-OZ
  3. ^ Росстат. Регионы России. Основные социально-экономические показатели городов. 2010 г.
  4. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  6. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of July 03, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  8. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  9. ^ Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 


  • Губернатор Московской области. Постановление №123-ПГ от 28 сентября 2010 г. «Об учётных данных административно-территориальных и территориальных единиц Московской области», в ред. Постановления №252-ПГ от 26 июня 2015 г. «О внесении изменения в учётные данные административно-территориальных и территориальных единиц Московской области». Опубликован: "Информационный вестник Правительства МО", №10, 30 октября 2010 г. (Governor of Moscow Oblast. Resolution #123-PG of September 28, 2010 On the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast, as amended by the Resolution #252-PG of June 26, 2015 On Amending the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast. ).
  • Московская областная Дума. Закон №64/2005-ОЗ от 28 февраля 2005 г. «О статусе и границах Одинцовского муниципального района и вновь образованных в его составе муниципальных образований», в ред. Закона №7/2012-ОЗ от 17 февраля 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Московской области "О статусе и границах Одинцовского муниципального района и вновь образованных в его составе муниципальных образований"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Ежедневные Новости. Подмосковье", №42, 10 марта 2005 г. (Moscow Oblast Duma. Law #64/2005-OZ of February 28, 2005 On the Status and the Borders of Odintsovsky Municipal District and the Newly Established Municipal Formations Comprising It, as amended by the Law #7/2012-OZ of February 17, 2012 On Amending the Law of Moscow Oblast "On the Status and the Borders of Odintsovsky Municipal District and the Newly Established Municipal Formations Comprising It". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).