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Gorodovikovsk

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Country  Russia
Town  Gorodovikovsk
Federal subject  Republic of Kalmykia
Local time  Friday 10:40 AM
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Administrative district  Gorodovikovsky District
Administrative center of  Gorodovikovsky District, Town of Gorodovikovsk
Municipal district  Gorodovikovsky Municipal District
Weather  9°C, Wind SW at 19 km/h, 72% Humidity

Gorodovikovsk (Russian: Городовико́вск; Kalmyk: Бәәшңтә, Bääşñtä) is a town and the administrative center of Gorodovikovsky District of the Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, located on the Bashantenon River, 240 kilometers (150 mi) west of Elista. Population: 9,565 (2010 Census); 10,940 (2002 Census); 11,902 (1989 Census).

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Map of Gorodovikovsk, Kalmykia, Russia

History

It was founded in 1872 as a Kalmyk settlement of Bashanta (Башанта). It was granted urban-type settlement status in 1938. In 1971, it was granted town status and renamed Gorodovikovsk after the Hero of the Soviet Union Oka Gorodovikov, who was of Kalmyk origin.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Gorodovikovsk serves as the administrative center of Gorodovikovsky District. As an administrative division, it is incorporated within Gorodovikovsky District as the Town of Gorodovikovsk. As a municipal division, the Town of Gorodovikovsk is incorporated within Gorodovikovsky Municipal District as Gorodovikovskoye Urban Settlement.

References

Gorodovikovsk Wikipedia


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