Snezhnogorsk, Murmansk Oblast - Wikipedia

Snezhnogorsk, Murmansk Oblast

Snezhnogorsk (Russian: Снежного́рск) is a town under the administrative jurisdiction of the closed administrative-territorial formation of Alexandrovsk in Murmansk Oblast, Russia. Population: 12,683 (2010 Census);[2] 12,737 (2002 Census).[7]

Snezhnogorsk

Снежногорск
The Rainbow House in Snezhnogorsk
The Rainbow House in Snezhnogorsk
Flag of Snezhnogorsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Snezhnogorsk
Coat of arms
Location of Snezhnogorsk
Snezhnogorsk is located in Russia
Snezhnogorsk
Snezhnogorsk
Location of Snezhnogorsk
Snezhnogorsk is located in Murmansk Oblast
Snezhnogorsk
Snezhnogorsk
Snezhnogorsk (Murmansk Oblast)
Coordinates: 69°12′N 33°14′E / 69.200°N 33.233°E / 69.200; 33.233Coordinates: 69°12′N 33°14′E / 69.200°N 33.233°E / 69.200; 33.233
CountryRussia
Federal subjectMurmansk Oblast[1]
Founded1970
Town status since1980
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 • Total12,683
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
12,642 (-0.3%)
 • Subordinated toclosed administrative-territorial formation of Alexandrovsk[1]
 • Urban okrugAlexandrovsk Urban Okrug[4]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[5])
Postal code(s)[6]
184682, 184683
Dialing code(s)+7 81530
OKTMO ID47737000011

HistoryEdit

It was founded in 1970 and was granted town status in 1980.[citation needed] It was previously known as Murmansk-60 and Vyuzhny.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Snezhnogorsk is subordinated to the closed administrative-territorial formation of Alexandrovsk—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] Within the framework of municipal divisions, the town of Snezhnogorsk is a part of Alexandrovsk Urban Okrug.[4]

EconomyEdit

 
Map of Northern Fleet bases

The town's main employer is the Nerpa shipyard, which services and repairs the nuclear submarines of the Russian Northern Fleet.

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Murmansk Oblast
  2. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  3. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Law #530-01-ZMO
  5. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  6. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  7. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).

SourcesEdit

  • Official website of Murmansk Oblast. Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Murmansk Oblast (in Russian)
  • Мурманская областная Дума. Закон №530-01-ЗМО от 2 декабря 2004 г. «О наделении статусом городского округа закрытых административно-территориальных образований Мурманской области», в ред. Закона №1812-01-ЗМО от 19 декабря 2014 г. «Об упразднении населённого пункта Мурманской области и о внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Мурманской области». Вступил в силу 1 января 2005 г. Опубликован: "Мурманский Вестник", №234, стр. 3, 7 декабря 2004 г. (Murmansk Oblast Duma. Law #530-01-ZMO of December 2, 2004 On Granting Urban Okrug Status to the Closed Administrative-Territorial Formations of Murmansk Oblast, as amended by the Law #1812-01-ZMO of December 19, 2014 On Abolishing an Inhabited Locality in Murmansk Oblast and on Amending Various Legislative Acts of Murmansk Oblast. Effective as of January 1, 2005.).

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