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Хабаровск
Khabarovsk
Official seal of ХабаровскKhabarovsk
Coat of arms
Government
Country
District
Krai
Russia
Far Eastern Federal District
Khabarovsk Krai
Established 1858
Mayor Alexandr Sokolov
Geographical characteristics
Area
 - City

372 km²
Population
 - City (2005)

579,000
Coordinates 48°30′0″N, 135°04′0″E
Other Information
Postal Code 680xxx
Dialing Code +7 4212
Website: www.khb.ru
Khabarovsk Bridge (1916) used to be the longest in Imperial Russia and Eurasia.
Khabarovsk Bridge (1916) used to be the longest in Imperial Russia and Eurasia.

Khabarovsk (Russian: Хаба́ровск; Chinese: 伯力; pinyin: Bólì) is the administrative center and the largest city of Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. It is located some 30 km from the Chinese border. It is the second largest city in the Russian Far East, after Vladivostok. The city became the administrative center of the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia in 2002. According to the 2005 Census, the population of the city was 579,000. Image File history File links Coat_of_Arms_of_Khabarovsk. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... All of the federal subjects of Russia are grouped into seven federal districts (Russian: , sing. ... The Russian Federation is divided into 89 subjects (administrative units), 6 of which are krais: Altai Krai Khabarovsk Krai Krasnodar Krai Krasnoyarsk Krai Primorsky Krai Stavropol Krai 1. ... Far Eastern Federal District (Russian: Дальневосто́чный федера́льный о́круг; tr. ... Khabarovsk Krai (Russian: ) (1995 pop. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A postal code (known in various countries as a post code, postcode, or ZIP code) is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... Image File history File links Amurbridge. ... Image File history File links Amurbridge. ... Khabarovsk Railway Bridge is the longest bridge on the Trans-Siberian Railway. ... Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... Eurasia African-Eurasian aspect of Earth Eurasia is the landmass composed of Europe and Asia. ... It has been suggested that Pinyin_method be merged into this article or section. ... Khabarovsk Krai (Russian: ) (1995 pop. ... Far Eastern Federal District (highlighted in red) Russian Far East (Russian: Д́альний Вост́ок Росс́ии; English transliteration: Dalny Vostok Rossii) is an informal term that refers to the Russian part of the Far East, i. ... Vladivostok (Russian: ) is the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, situated close to the Russo-Sino border and North Korea. ... Far Eastern Federal District (Russian: Дальневосто́чный федера́льный о́круг; tr. ...


History

The area was originally part of Imperial China and was called Boli. The Chinese hamlet dates back to the 12th century. [1] China is the worlds oldest continuous major civilization, with written records dating back about 3,500 years and with 5,000 years being commonly used by Chinese as the age of their civilization. ...


In the 1858, the area was ceded to Russia under the Treaty of Aigun. The Russians renamed the hamlet as Khabarovsk [2] after a Russian explorer Yerofey Khabarov, and established military observation post and which later became an important industrial centre for the region. The Treaty of Aigun was the Russian-Chinese treaty that established the modern borders of the Russian Far East. ... This list of explorers is sorted by surname. ... Yerofey Pavlovich Khabarov (sometimes called Svyatitsky) (Хабаров (Святитский), Ерофей Павлович in Russian) (circa 1610 — after 1667), was a Russian seafarer and explorer. ...


The city lies at the confluence of the rivers Amur and Ussuri, and about 800 km (500 mi) north of Vladivostok and is accessible from there by an overnight train running along the Trans-Siberian railway; rail distance from Moscow is 8,523 km. Confluence of Rhine and Mosel at Koblenz In geography, a confluence describes the point where two rivers meet and become one, usually when a tributary joins a more major river. ... The Amur (Russian: Амур) (Simplified Chinese: 黑龙江; Traditional Chinese: 黑龍江; Hēilóng Jiāng, literally meaning Black Dragon River) (Mongolian: Хара-Мурэн, Khara-Muren or Black River) (Manchu: Sahaliyan Ula, literal meaning Black... The Ussuri River (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Russian: река Уссури; Manchu: Usuri ula) is a river in the east of Northeast China and south of the Russian Far East. ... Vladivostok (Russian: ) is the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, situated close to the Russo-Sino border and North Korea. ... Trans-Siberian line in red; Baikal Amur Mainline in green. ... Location Position of Moscow in Europe Government Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2005)    - Density 10,415,400   8537. ...


In 1894, a department of Russian Geographical Society was formed in Khabarovsk and began initiating the foundation of libraries, theaters, and museums in the city. Since then, Khabarovsk's cultural life has flourished. Much of the local indigenous history has been well-preserved in the Regional Lore Museum and Natural History Museum and in places like near the Nanai settlement of Sikhachi-Alyan, where cliff drawings from more 1,300 years ago can be found. The Khabarovsk Art Museum exhibits a rare collection of old Russian icons. The Russian Geographical Society is a learned society, founded on 6 August 1845 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. ... The Nanai people (self name нани; tr. ...


Tourism

Visitors to the picturesque city of Khabarovsk are likely to enjoy walking the broad Amursky Boulevard with its many vibrant shops and perhaps visit the local market. The city's five districts stretch for 45 km along the Amur River.


Recently, there have been many renovations in the city's downtown, rebuilding with historical perspective. A popular attraction for visitors is a walking tour from Lenin Square to Utes via Muravieva-Amurskii St., where visitors can find traditional Russian cuisine restaurants and shops with souvenirs. There are many night clubs and pubs in this area. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin ( Russian: Влади́мир Ильи́ч Ле́нин  listen?), original surname Ulyanov (Улья́нов) ( April 22 (April 10 ( O.S.)), 1870 – January 21, 1924), was a...


Unlike Vladivostok, the city has never been closed to foreigners, despite it being the headquarters of the Far East Military District, and retains its historically international flavor. Once the capital of the Soviet Far East (from 1926 to 1938), since the demise of the Soviet Union it has experienced an increased Asian presence. It is estimated that over one million Chinese travel to and through Khabarovsk yearly, and foreign investment by Japanese and Korean corporations has grown in recent years. Vladivostok (Russian: ) is the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, situated close to the Russo-Sino border and North Korea. ... The Far Eastern Military District is a military district of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, which traces its history originally to the East Siberian Military District originally formed in 1918, during the Russian Civil War. ... The term Russian Far East (Russian: Да́льний Восто́к Росси́и; English transliteration: Dalny Vostok Rossii) refers to the extreme south-east parts of Russia, between Siberian Federal District and the Pacific. ...


Khabarovsk is served by Khabarovsk Novy Airport with international flights to China, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Europe, and Central Asia Khabarovsk Novy Airport (Russian: ) (IATA: VVO, ICAO: UHWW) is located near Khabarovsk, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia roughly 10 km. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ...


The city of Khabarovsk was also the site of the Khabarovsk War Crime Trials, in which 12 former members of the Japanese Kwantung Army were put on trial for the manufacture and use of biological weapons during World War II. See Unit 731. Khabarovsk War Crime Trials - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... The Kwantung Army or Guandong Army (関東軍 Japanese: Kantōgun) was a unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that originated from a Guandong garrison established in 1906 to defend the Kwantung Leased Territory and the areas adjacent to the South Manchurian Railway. ... In legal parlance, a trial is an event in which parties to a dispute present information (in the form of evidence) in a formal setting, usually a court, before a judge, jury, or other designated finder of fact, in order to achieve a resolution to their dispute. ... Biological Weapons: Friend or Foe? By Dom Harris There is great debate about whether biological weapons are good or bad, and whether the world should be concerned about their development. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom France Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Charles de Gaulle Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian... now. ...


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Coat of arms of Khabarovsk Krai Cities and towns in Khabarovsk Krai Flag of Russia
Administrative center: Khabarovsk

Amursk | Bikin | Komsomolsk-on-Amur | Nikolayevsk-on-Amur | Sovetskaya Gavan | Vyazemsky Image File history File links Krai_Khabarovsk_coat. ... Khabarovsk Krai (Russian: ) (1995 pop. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Amursk (Russian: Амурск) is a town in the Khabarovsk Krai in Russia, located on the left bank of the Amur River some 60 km north of Komsomolsk-na-Amure. ... Bikin (Russian: ) is a town in Khabarovsk Krai in Russia, located on the Bikin River (Ussuris tributary) some 230 km southwest of Khabarovsk. ... this is the coolest town u have to visit this town i visited it and it completely changed my life from now i love russia Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Russian: ; often transliterated directly as Komsomolsk-na-Amure) is a city located in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia on the left bank of Amur... Nikolayevsk-on-Amur (Russian: Никола́евск-на-Аму́ре, often transliterated directly as Nikolayevsk-na-Amure) (2002 population—28,492) is a town in Russia and the administrative center of Nikolayevsky District, Khabarovsk Krai. ... Sovetskaya Gavan (Russian: Советская Гавань) - city in Russia, in Khabarovsk Krai, port on the Strait of Tartary (part of Sea of Japan), eastern terminus of the BAM railway line. ... Vyazemsky (Russian: ) is a town in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia, located 130 km south-west of Khabarovsk close to the Ussuri River and the border with China at . Population: 15,760 (2002 Census); 18,426 (1989 Census). ...


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Khabarovsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (505 words)
Khabarovsk Bridge (1916) used to be the longest in Imperial Russia and Eurasia.
Khabarovsk, named after a Russian explorer Yerofey Khabarov, was founded in 1858 as a military observation post and later became an important industrial center for the region.
In 1894, the Department of Russian Geographical Society was formed in Khabarovsk and began initiating the foundation of libraries, theaters, and museums in the city.
Khabarovsk Krai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (323 words)
The administrative center of the krai is Khabarovsk.
Khabarovsk Krai shares its borders with Magadan Oblast on the north, with Sakha Republic and Amur Oblast on the west, with the People's Republic of China and Primorsky Krai on the south, while being limited by the Sea of Okhotsk on the east.
The capital city, Khabarovsk, is at the junction of the Amur River and the Trans-Siberian railway.
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