Wostok

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Wostok
Hamlet
One of the few buildings in the hamlet of Wostok
One of the few buildings in the hamlet of Wostok
Wostok is located in Alberta
Wostok
Location of Wostok in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°50′31″N 112°27′41″W / 53.84194°N 112.46139°W / 53.84194; -112.46139
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division10
Municipal districtLamont County
Elevation
639 m (2,096 ft)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
HighwaysHighway 45 and Highway 29

Wostok (Russian: Восток) is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Lamont County.[1] It is located on Range Road 173, approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Highway 45 and 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of Highway 29. Lamont is approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) southwest of Wostok.

Wostok was found in 1892 as farming settlement of Slavic immigrants from the provinces of Galicia and Bukovina of Austria-Hungary[2].

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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-28.
  2. ^ http://www.orthodox-canada.com/about-us/history/

Coordinates: 53°50′31″N 112°27′41″W / 53.84194°N 112.46139°W / 53.84194; -112.46139 (Wostok)