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Gudermes

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Country
  
Russia

Area
  
92 km²

Federal subject
  
Chechen Republic

Local time
  
Saturday 1:48 PM

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Administratively subordinated to
  
town of republic significance of Gudermes

Administrative center of
  
town of republic significance of Gudermes, Gudermessky District

Municipal district
  
Gudermessky Municipal District

Urban settlement
  
Gudermesskoye Urban Settlement

Weather
  
11°C, Wind E at 3 km/h, 59% Humidity

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Gudermes (Russian: Гудерме́с; Chechen: Гуьмсе, Gümse or Гутӏермаӏас, Guthermajas) is a town in the Chechen Republic, Russia, located on the Sunzha River 36 kilometers (22 mi) east of Grozny, the republic's capital. Population: 45,631 (2010 Census); 33,756 (2002 Census); 38,089 (1989 Census); 32,000 (1970).

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Map of Gudermes, Chechnya, Russia

Chechnya fighting continues in gudermes


History

Gudermes had rural locality status until 1941. Later, it became a railroad junction between Rostov-on-Don, Baku, Astrakhan, and Mozdok.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Gudermes serves as the administrative center of Gudermessky District, even though it is not a part of it. As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the town of republic significance of Gudermes—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of republic significance of Gudermes is incorporated within Gudermessky Municipal District as Gudermesskoye Urban Settlement.

Economy

Gudermes is home to oil extraction industry.

References

Gudermes Wikipedia