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Kolomna (English)
Коломна (Russian)
—  Inhabited locality  —
Map of Russia - Moscow Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Moscow Oblast on the map of Russia
Kolomna is located in Moscow Oblast
Location of Kolomna on the map of Moscow Oblast
Coordinates: 55°5′N 38°47′E / 55.083°N 38.783°E / 55.083; 38.783Coordinates: 55°5′N 38°47′E / 55.083°N 38.783°E / 55.083; 38.783
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Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Moscow Oblast
In administrative jurisdiction of Moscow Oblast
Administrative center of Kolomensky District
Municipal status
Municipal Status Urban okrug
Head Valery Ivanovich Shuvalov
Representative body Council of Deputies
Statistics
Area 65.1 km2 (25.1 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census) 150,129 inhabitants[1]
Rank 113th
- Density 2,306 /km2 (6,000/sq mi)[2]
Time zone MSK/MSD (UTC+3/+4)
Founded 1177
Postal code(s) 140402
Dialing code(s) +7 4966
Official website http://www.colomna.ru/

Kolomna (Russian: Коло́мна) is an ancient city in Moscow Oblast, Russia, situated at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka Rivers. The city was founded in 1177. It is currently the administrative center of Kolomensky District of Moscow Oblast. Population: 150,129 (2002 Census);[3] 161,881 (1989 Census).[4]

Like some other ancient Russian towns, Kolomna has a kremlin, which is a citadel similar to the more famous one in Moscow (it is also built from red brick). Kolomna citadel was a part of the Great Abatis Border. Several towers and two parts of walls have been preserved and are held in good shape; a museum is located inside.

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Transport

Center of Kolomna
Railroad

Kolomna is located on the Ryazan line of the Moscow railroad 116 km from Moscow. In Kolomna there are one railroad terminal named Golutvin (Голутвин) and five railroad stations named Kolomna (Коломна), Shchurovo (Щурово), Bochmanovo (Бочманово), 6 km, and Sychevo (Сычево).

Public transport

Two bus terminals are located in the city. One bus terminal is in an urban area Golutvin, and the other one is in an urban area "Old Kolomna". In Kolomna there are 10 Tram lines.

Water

Kolomna is placed on three big rivers, and has passenger and transport berths. Most known one is the Bochmanovo (Russian: Бочманово) berth.

Demographics

Historical populations of Kolomna (figures in thousands)
Year 1897 1926 1939 1959 1962 1967 1970 1973 1976 1979
Рopulation 20.9 35 85 118 125 131 136 140 145 146.5
Year 1982 1986 1989 1992 1996 1998 2000 2001 2003 2006
Рopulation 151 158 162 163.7 153.6 152.1 150.7 149.6 150.1 148.0

People from Kolomna

Other sights

  • Bobrenev cloister
  • Staro-Golutvin cloister
  • Novo-Golutvin cloister
  • Posad with several beautiful churches in it
  • Church of John the Baptist, one of only three 14-century buildings preserved in Moscow Oblast.

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Kolomna is twinned with:

References

  1. ^ Федеральная служба государственной статистики (Federal State Statistics Service) (2004-05-21). "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)" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002). Federal State Statistics Service. http://perepis2002.ru/ct/html/TOM_01_04_1.htm. Retrieved 2009-08-19.  
  2. ^ The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2002 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the Census (2002).
  3. ^ Федеральная служба государственной статистики (Federal State Statistics Service) (2004-05-21). "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)" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002). Federal State Statistics Service. http://www.perepis2002.ru/ct/doc/1_TOM_01_04.xls. Retrieved 2008-07-25.  
  4. ^ "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров. (All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers.)" (in Russian). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989). Demoscope Weekly (website of the Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. 1989. http://demoscope.ru/weekly/ssp/rus89_reg2.php. Retrieved 2007-12-13.  

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Kolomna

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Kolomna

  1. An ancient city in Moscow Oblast, Russia, situated at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka Rivers

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