Tripti Joshi

Novokuybyshevsk

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Country  Russia
Population  108,438 (2010)

Area  86 km²
Founded  1946
Novokuybyshevsk in the past, History of Novokuybyshevsk

Map of Novokuybyshevsk

Novokuybyshevsk (Russian: Новоку́йбышевск) is a city in Samara Oblast, Russia, located on the western bank of the Volga River, 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) away from it. Population: 108,438 (2010 Census); 112,973 (2002 Census); 112,987 (1989 Census).

Contents

Novokuybyshevsk wwwvsedomarossiirualbums1435367jpg

2012 sabantuy at novokuybyshevsk russia 2012


History

During the Russian Civil War, the area where the city now stands was a place of ferocious battles with the White Czechs.

In 1946, shortly after World War II, the Soviets constructed an oil refinery in Novokuybyshevsk, which resulted in the establishment of a large village of approximately 14,000 people. The location soon turned out to be so advantageous that the government decided to develop the village into a major industrial center. In September 1951, the first working refineries started operating, on February 22, 1952, following the decision of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, Novo-Kuybyshev was granted town status and renamed Novokuybyshevsk.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with seven rural localities, incorporated as the city of oblast significance of Novokuybyshevsk—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the city of oblast significance of Novokuybyshevsk is incorporated as Novokuybyshevsk Urban Okrug.

Economy

In the city the petrochemical, presented three refineries Rosneft company, as well as plants such as Petrochemicals, Samaraorgsintez, Novokuibyishevsk Refinery.

References

Novokuybyshevsk Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Shehnai (1947 film)
Anya Beyersdorf
Bill Quinlan
Topics