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Severomorsk (English)
Североморск (Russian)
—  Inhabited locality  —
USS Yorktown (CG-48) in Severomorsk.jpg
Severomorsk Naval Base
Map of Russia - Murmansk Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Murmansk Oblast on the map of Russia
Severomorsk is located in Murmansk Oblast
Location of Severomorsk on the map of Murmansk Oblast
Coordinates: 69°04′N 33°25′E / 69.067°N 33.417°E / 69.067; 33.417Coordinates: 69°04′N 33°25′E / 69.067°N 33.417°E / 69.067; 33.417
Coat of Arms of Severomorsk (Murmansk oblast).png
Coat of arms
Flag of Severomorsk (Murmansk oblast).png
Flag
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Murmansk Oblast
In administrative jurisdiction of Murmansk Oblast
Municipal status
Municipal Status Urban okrug
Mayor Vitaliy Voloshin
Statistics
Population (2002 Census) 53,498 inhabitants[1]
Time zone MSK/MSD (UTC+3/+4)
Founded 1896
Postal code(s) 184606
Dialing code(s) +7 +7 81537

Severomorsk (Russian: Северомо́рск) is a closed town in Murmansk Oblast, Russia, located about 25 kilometers (16 mi) north of Murmansk along the Kola Bay. This is the main administrative base of the Russian Northern Fleet. Severomorsk has the largest dry dock in the Kola Peninsula.

It was founded in the second half of the 19th century as Vayenga settlement. The settlement was renamed Severomorsk when it was granted town status in 1951.

Together with its subordinated urban-type settlements of Roslyakovo and Safonovo, it has an urban population of 75,337 people (2002 Census). The population of the town proper was 55,102.

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Map of Northern Fleet bases
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