Angarsk

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Angarsk (English)
Ангарск (Russian)
-  City[1]  -
Angarskiy Prospekt red.JPG
Angarsky Avenue in Angarsk
Map of Russia - Irkutsk Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Irkutsk Oblast in Russia
Angarsk is located in Irkutsk Oblast
Angarsk
Angarsk
Location of Angarsk in Irkutsk Oblast
Coordinates: 52°33′N 103°54′E / 52.550°N 103.900°E / 52.550; 103.900Coordinates: 52°33′N 103°54′E / 52.550°N 103.900°E / 52.550; 103.900
Coat of Arms of Angarsk.svg
Flag of Angarsk (2004).svg
Coat of arms
Flag
Administrative status (as of July 2013)
CountryRussia
Federal subjectIrkutsk Oblast[1]
Administrative districtAngarsky District[2]
Administrative center ofAngarsky District[3]
Municipal status (as of October 2013)
Municipal districtAngarsky Municipal District[4]
Urban settlementAngarskoye Urban Settlement[4]
Administrative center ofAngarsky Municipal District,[4] Angarskoye Urban Settlement[4]
Mayor[citation needed]Leonid Mikhaylov[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census)233,567 inhabitants[5]
Rank in 201083rd
Time zoneIRKT (UTC+09:00)[6]
Founded1948[7]
City status sinceMay 30, 1951[citation needed]
Postal code(s)[8]665800, 665801, 665804–665806, 665808, 665809, 665813, 665814, 665816, 665819, 665821, 665824–665836, 665838, 665841
Dialing code(s)+7 3955[citation needed]
Official website
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Angarsk (English)
Ангарск (Russian)
-  City[1]  -
Angarskiy Prospekt red.JPG
Angarsky Avenue in Angarsk
Map of Russia - Irkutsk Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Irkutsk Oblast in Russia
Angarsk is located in Irkutsk Oblast
Angarsk
Angarsk
Location of Angarsk in Irkutsk Oblast
Coordinates: 52°33′N 103°54′E / 52.550°N 103.900°E / 52.550; 103.900Coordinates: 52°33′N 103°54′E / 52.550°N 103.900°E / 52.550; 103.900
Coat of Arms of Angarsk.svg
Flag of Angarsk (2004).svg
Coat of arms
Flag
Administrative status (as of July 2013)
CountryRussia
Federal subjectIrkutsk Oblast[1]
Administrative districtAngarsky District[2]
Administrative center ofAngarsky District[3]
Municipal status (as of October 2013)
Municipal districtAngarsky Municipal District[4]
Urban settlementAngarskoye Urban Settlement[4]
Administrative center ofAngarsky Municipal District,[4] Angarskoye Urban Settlement[4]
Mayor[citation needed]Leonid Mikhaylov[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census)233,567 inhabitants[5]
Rank in 201083rd
Time zoneIRKT (UTC+09:00)[6]
Founded1948[7]
City status sinceMay 30, 1951[citation needed]
Postal code(s)[8]665800, 665801, 665804–665806, 665808, 665809, 665813, 665814, 665816, 665819, 665821, 665824–665836, 665838, 665841
Dialing code(s)+7 3955[citation needed]
Official website
Angarsk on WikiCommons

Angarsk (Russian: Ангарск, IPA: [ɐnˈgarsk]) is a city and the administrative center of Angarsky District of Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, located on the Kitoy River, 51 kilometers (32 mi) from Irkutsk, the administrative center of the oblast.[2] Population: 233,567 (2010 Census);[5] 247,118 (2002 Census);[9] 265,835 (1989 Census).[10]

History[edit]

It was founded in 1948[7][11] as an industrial community and was granted city status on May 30, 1951.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Angarsk serves as the administrative center of Angarsky District,[3] to which it is directly subordinated.[2] As a municipal division, the city of Angarsk is incorporated within Angarsky Municipal District as Angarskoye Urban Settlement.[4]

Local government[edit]

As a result of the elections of December 2, 2007, Leonid G. Mikhaylov was elected mayor.[citation needed] Previously, Yevgeny P. Kanukhin, elected on October 9, 2005, was mayor.

Economy[edit]

Angarsk railway station on the Trans-Siberian Railway

Angarsk has the largest industrial zone in Asia. It includes Angarsk Petrochemical Complex and Angarsk Electrolysis Chemical Complex. Angarsk also hosts a showcase international nuclear fuel cycle center, which will be one of the first Russian enrichment centers to be placed under IAEA safeguards. Angarsk is also the site for a Nuclear Fuel Bank, following a decision by the IAEA in November 2009; working with Russia, IAEA established this bank to supply market priced fuel to member states as protection against possible supply disruptions.[12]

In 2005, Angarsk won the first prize in a nationwide contest for the fastest development of public utilities.

Transportation[edit]

The city is connected by the Trans-Siberian Railway. Trams, buses, and marshrutkas (routed taxis) are the main means of public transportation in the city.

Culture and education[edit]

The city is home to the Angarsk Museum of Clocks and Watches, the Angarsk Museum of Victory, and the Angarsk State Technical Academy.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

Angarsk is twinned with:

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Charter of Irkutsk Oblast
  2. ^ a b c Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Formations of Irkutsk Oblast
  3. ^ a b Law #49-OZ
  4. ^ a b c d e Law #105-oz
  5. ^ a b "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  7. ^ a b Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 21. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  8. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Russian)
  9. ^ "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]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  10. ^ Demoscope Weekly (1989). "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]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  11. ^ The New Encyclopaedia Britannica. Entry on Angarsk. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 15th edn., 1992, Vol. 1, p. 399.
  12. ^ "Russia Establishes Nuclear Fuel Bank". Nuclear New Build Monitor (Exchange Monitor Publications, Inc.). December 6, 2010. p. 8. 

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