Snezhinsk

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Snezhinsk

Снежинск
A street in Snezhinsk
A street in Snezhinsk
Flag of Snezhinsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Snezhinsk
Coat of arms
Location of Snezhinsk
Snezhinsk is located in Russia
Snezhinsk
Snezhinsk
Location of Snezhinsk
Snezhinsk is located in Chelyabinsk Oblast
Snezhinsk
Snezhinsk
Snezhinsk (Chelyabinsk Oblast)
Coordinates: 56°05′N 60°44′E / 56.083°N 60.733°E / 56.083; 60.733Coordinates: 56°05′N 60°44′E / 56.083°N 60.733°E / 56.083; 60.733
CountryRussia
Federal subjectChelyabinsk Oblast
Founded1957
Town status since1993
Area
 • Total357 km2 (138 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 • Total48,810
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
51,048 (+4.6%)
 • Rank326th in 2010
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toTown of Snezhinsk[3]
 • Capital ofTown of Snezhinsk[3]
 • Urban okrugSnezhinsky Urban Okrug[3]
 • Capital ofSnezhinsky Urban Okrug[3]
Time zoneUTC+5 (MSK+2 Edit this on Wikidata[4])
Postal code(s)[5]
456770Edit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID75746000001
Websitewww.snzadm.ru

Snezhinsk (Russian: Сне́жинск, IPA: [ˈsnʲeʐɨnsk]) is a closed town in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia. Population: 48,810 (2010 Census);[1] 50,451 (2002 Census).[6]

History[edit]

Founded in 1957, it was known as Chelyabinsk-70 until 1991.[citation needed] During the Soviet era, it had a closed status and not shown on maps. Additionally, civil flights over it were forbidden. Town status was granted to it in 1993.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with two rural localities, incorporated as the Town of Snezhinsk—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[3] As a municipal division, the Town of Snezhinsk is incorporated as Snezhinsky Urban Okrug.[3]

Science[edit]

Snezhinsk is one of two centers of the Russian nuclear program (the other is Sarov) and is built around a scientific research institute—"All-Russian Scientific Research Institute Of Technical Physics".

International relations[edit]

Snezhinsk is a sister city of Livermore, California, United States.[7]

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References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Resolution #161
  4. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  5. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  6. ^ 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).
  7. ^ City of Livermore Sister City page accessed 10-21-2013. Archived October 21, 2013, at the Wayback Machine

Sources[edit]

  • Законодательное Собрание Челябинской области. Постановление №161 от 25 мая 2006 г. «Об утверждении перечня муниципальных образований (административно-территориальных единиц) Челябинской области и населённых пунктов, входящих в их состав», в ред. Постановления №2255 от 23 октября 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в перечень муниципальных образований (административно-территориальных единиц) Челябинской области и населённых пунктов, входящих в их состав». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Южноуральская панорама", №111–112, 14 июня 2006 г. (Legislative Assembly of Chelyabinsk Oblast. Resolution #161 of November 25, 2006 On Adoption of the Registry of the Municipal Formations (Administrative-Territorial Units) of Chelyabinsk Oblast and of the Inhabited Localities They Comprise, as amended by the Resolution #2255 of October 23, 2014 On Amending the Registry of the Municipal Formations (Administrative-Territorial Units) of Chelyabinsk Oblast and of the Inhabited Localities They Comprise. Effective as of the official publication date.).

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