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Pushkin (Roushie: Пу́шкин) is a municipal toun in Pushkinsky Destrict o the federal ceety o St. Petersburg, Roushie, locatit 24 kilometers (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]

Pushkin
Пушкин
Municipal toun
Catherine Palace
Banner o Pushkin
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Coat o airms o Pushkin
Coat o airms
Location o Pushkin
Pushkin is locatit in Roushie
Pushkin
Pushkin
Location o Pushkin
Pushkin is locatit in Roushie
Pushkin
Pushkin
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
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Saunt Petersburg
Foondit 1710 (1808)
Govrenment
 • Bouk Municipal Council
Aurie
 • Total 201 km2 (78 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)[1]
 • Tot 92,721
 • Estimate (2018)[2] 109,885 (+18.5%)
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone Moscow Time Eedit this on Wikidata[3] (UTC+3)
Postal code(s)[4] 196600
Dialin code(s) +7 812
Municipal toun Day June 24
Twin touns Neukölln, Zerbst/Anhalt, Versailles, Mantua, Aalborg, Aalborg MunicipalityEedit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID 40397000
Wabsteid www.pushkin.ru

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 Palace 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]

ReferencesEedit

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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" [On the calculation of time]. 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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