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Novomoskovsk, Russia

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Country  Russia
Population  131,386 (2010)

Area  74.7 km²
Founded  1930
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Novomoskovsk (Russian: Новомоско́вск) is a city and the administrative center of Novomoskovsky District in Tula Oblast, Russia, located at the source of the Don and Shat Rivers. Population: 131,386 (2010 Census); 134,081 (2002 Census); 146,302 (1989 Census); 143,000 (1974); 107,000 (1959); 76,000 (1939).


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The city originated in the 18th century as the family manor of Counts Bobrinsky, who industrialized it towards the end of the 19th century. The city, under the name of Bobriki (Бобрики) was officially established in 1930 and continued to develop as a coal (lignite) mining center throughout the Soviet period. In 1933, it was renamed Stalinogorsk (Сталиногорск). During World War II, the city was occupied by the German Army from November 22, 1941 to December 11, 1941. In 1961, it was given its present name. The city was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor on January 14, 1971.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Novomoskovsk serves as the administrative center of Novomoskovsky District. As an administrative division, it is, together with three rural localities, incorporated within Novomoskovsky District as Novomoskovsk City Under District Jurisdiction. As a municipal division, the territories of Novomoskovsk Town Under District Jurisdiction and of thirteen rural okrugs of Novomoskovsky District are incorporated as Novomoskovsk Urban Okrug.

Notable people

  • Ksenia Semyonova, gymnast
  • Twin towns and sister cities

    Novomoskovsk is twinned with:

  • Kremenchuk, Ukraine
  • Kuşadası, Turkey
  • Prievidza, Slovakia
  • References

    Novomoskovsk, Russia Wikipedia

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