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Country  Russia
Urban okrug  Morshansk Urban Okrug
Local time  Sunday 9:19 AM
Federal subject  Tambov Oblast
Area  18.52 km²
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Administratively subordinated to  town of oblast significance of Morshansk
Administrative center of  Morshansky District, town of oblast significance of Morshansk
Administrative center of  Morshansk Urban Okrug, Morshansky Municipal District
Weather  3°C, Wind SE at 21 km/h, 94% Humidity
Points of interest  History and Art Museum, Pamyatnik V M Bobrovu, Monument to the Defender, Samolet Su‑15TM

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Morshansk (Russian: Морша́нск) is a town in Tambov Oblast, Russia, located on the Tsna River (Oka's basin) 93 kilometers (58 mi) north of Tambov. Population: 41,556 (2010 Census); 44,486 (2002 Census); 50,055 (1989 Census); 44,000 (1970).

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Map of Morshansk, Tambov Oblast, Russia

History

The exact origins of Morshansk are unknown; however, documents mention a populated place in this location since at least the 16th century. Formerly a village called Morsha (Морша), it was granted town status in 1779 by Catherine the Great because of its growth in relation to the fact that it was a major bread trading center on the Tsna River.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Morshansk serves as the administrative center of Morshansky District, even though it is not a part of it. As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the town of oblast significance of Morshansk—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of oblast significance of Morshansk is incorporated as Morshansk Urban Okrug.

References

Morshansk Wikipedia


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