Serebryanye Prudy

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Coordinates: 54°27′N 38°44′E / 54.450°N 38.733°E / 54.450; 38.733

Residential buildings in Serebryanye Prudy
Church of Our Lady of the Sign

Serebryanye Prudy (Russian: Сере́бряные Пруды́, lit. Silver Ponds) is an urban locality (a work settlement) and the administrative center of Serebryano-Prudsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on the Osyotr River. Among the district centers of Moscow Oblast, it is the southernmost, and the farthest from Moscow. Population: 9,705 (2010 Census);[1] 8,969 (2002 Census);[2] 8,977 (1989 Census).[3]

Serebryanye Prudy stands on the M6 highway (Moscow–Astrakhan) and the Moscow–Volgograd railway.

Serebryanye Prudy was first mentioned in a chronicle in 1571. Under the Russian Empire, it was a village of Venyovsky Uyezd of Tula Governorate. It became a district center in 1924. In 1929, Serebryanye Prudy was transferred to the Central Industrial Oblast which in September 1937 was split, with the village finding itself again in Tula Oblast, only to be included into Moscow Oblast in 1942. It was granted urban-type settlement status in 1961.

Postal code: 142970. Dialing code: +7 49667.


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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.