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Nizhnekamsk (English)
Нижнекамск (Russian)
Түбəн Кама  (Tatar)
—  Inhabited locality  —
Nizhnekamsk Main mosque.jpg
Nizhnekamsk Main mosque
Map of Russia - Republic of Tatarstan (2008-03).svg
Location of the Republic of Tatarstan on the map of Russia
Nizhnekamsk is located in Tatarstan
Location of Nizhnekamsk on the map of the Republic of Tatarstan
Coordinates: 55°38′N 51°49′E / 55.633°N 51.817°E / 55.633; 51.817Coordinates: 55°38′N 51°49′E / 55.633°N 51.817°E / 55.633; 51.817
Coat of Arms of Nizhnekamsk (Tatarstan) (2006).png
Coat of arms
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Republic of Tatarstan
In administrative jurisdiction of Republic of Tatarstan
Municipal status
Municipal Status Urban okrug
Mayor Aidar Matshin
Representative body City Duma
Statistics
Area 61 km2 (23.6 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census) 226,666 inhabitants[1]
Rank 80th
- Density 3,716 /km2 (9,600/sq mi)[2]
Time zone MSK/MSD (UTC+3/+4)
Founded 1961
Postal code(s) 423570
Dialing code(s) +7 +7 8555
Official website http://www.e-nizhnekamsk.ru/
Coat of arms of Nizhnekamsk (1975)

Nizhnekamsk (Russian: Нижнека́мск; Tatar Cyrillic: Түбән Кама, Latin: Tübän Kama) is a city in the Republic of Tatarstan. The city was founded in 1961 as Nizhnekamsky work settlement. In connection with the building of the Nizhnekamskneftekhim petrochemical industrial complex, Nizhnekamsk was granted city status in 1966. It remains an important center of the petrochemical industry. It is served by Begishevo Airport.

Population: 225,399 (2002 Census);[3] 190,793 (1989 Census).[4] Nationalities (as of 1989): Tatars 46.5%, Russians 46.1%, Chuvash 3.0%, Ukrainian 1.0%, Bashkir 1.0%.

HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk is an ice hockey team based in Nizhnekamsk, formerly playing in the Russian Hockey Super League and now playing in the Kontinental Hockey League.

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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