Pushkin, Saunt Petersburg

Pushkin (Roushie: Пу́шкин) is a municipal toun in Pushkinsky Destrict o the federal ceety o St. Petersburg, Roushie, locatit 24 kilometer (15 mi) sooth frae the centre o St. Petersburg proper,[5] an its train station, Detskoye Selo, is directly connectit bi railwey tae the Vitebsky Rail Terminal o the ceety. Population: 92,721 (2010 Census preliminary results).[1]


Catherine Palace
Banner o Pushkin
Coat o airms o Pushkin
Coat o airms
Location o Pushkin
Pushkin is locatit in Roushie
Location o Pushkin
Pushkin is locatit in Roushie
Pushkin (Roushie)
Coordinates: 59°44′N 30°23′E / 59.733°N 30.383°E / 59.733; 30.383Coordinates: 59°44′N 30°23′E / 59.733°N 30.383°E / 59.733; 30.383
Federal subjectSaunt Petersburg
Foondit1710 (1808)
 • BodiMunicipal Council
 • Total201 km2 (78 sq mi)
 • Tot92,721
 • Estimate 
109,885 (+18.5%)
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (Moscow Time Edit this on Wikidata[3])
Postal code(s)[4]
Dialin code(s)+7 812
Municipal toun DayJune 24
Twin tounsNeukölln, Zerbst/Anhalt, Versailles, Mantua, Aalborg, Aalborg MunicipalityEdit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID40397000

Pushkin wis foondit in 1710 as an imperial residence namit Tsarskoye Selo an receivit status o a toun in 1808. The first public railways in Roushie, Tsarskoye Selo Railways, wur opened here in 1837 an connectit the toun tae the caipital St. Petersburg. Efter the Roushie Revolution, the toun wis renamit tae Detskoye Selo (meanin Childer's Veelage). Its name wis further chyngit in 1937 tae Pushkin tae commemorate the 100t anniversary o the daith o the Roushie poet Alexander Pushkin. The toun contains an ensemble o the 18t century "Tsarskoye Selo". This museum complex includes the Catherine Palace, Alexander Pailace an ither biggins an associatit pairks; it is a major tourist attraction o the aurie an is includit in the leet o monuments protectit bi the UNESCO.[6]

Sister citiesEedit

Pushkin is twinned wi the follaein sister ceeties:[7]


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  2. http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/doc_2018/bul_dr/mun_obr2018.rar; date retrieved: 25 Julie 2018.
  3. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Roushie). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  4. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Roushie)
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  6. Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments - UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved on 2011-03-11.
  7. Пушкин, Царское Село, Pushkin, Tsarskoe Selo, Tsarskoye Selo. Pushkin-town.net. Retrieved on 2011-03-11.

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