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Coordinates: 53°45′N 87°07′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Church in Novokuznetsk
Church in Novokuznetsk

Novokuznetsk (Russian: Новокузне́цк) is a city in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. Population: 549,870 (2002 Census); 599,947 (1989 Census). Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Types of settlements in Russia, Soviet Union, and some other post-Soviet states have certain peculiarities with respect to the English language traditions. ... Kemerovo Oblast (Russian: ) (pop. ... Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ...


Founded as a Cossack outpost on the Tom River, it was initially called Kuznetsk (Кузне́цк). It was here that Fyodor Dostoevsky married his first wife, Maria Isayeva (1857). Joseph Stalin's rapid industrialization of the Soviet Union transformed the sleepy town into a major coal mining and industrial center in the 1930s. In 1931–1932 the city was known as Novokuznetsk and in 1932–1961 as Stalinsk (Ста́линск), after Stalin. This article needs cleanup. ... For the river Tom in the Amur basin see Tom River, Amur Oblast. ... Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (Russian: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский, IPA: , sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky  ) (November 11 [O.S. October 30] 1821 – February 9 [O.S. January 28] 1881) is considered one of the greatest Russian writers. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Wyoming coal mine Coal mining is the extraction of coal from the earth for use as fuel. ...

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City districts

  • Kuybyshevsky
  • Kuznetsky
  • Novoilyinsky
  • Ordzhonikidzevsky
  • Tsentralny
  • Zavodsky

Education

The Kemerovo State University (Russian: Ке́меровский госуда́рственный университе́т) (KemSU) was established in 1973 as a successor to Kemerovo Pedagogical Institute. ...

Industry

Novokuznetsk Iron and Steel Plant (Russian: ) is a major Russian steel producer in the city of Novokuznetsk in Kemerovo Oblast in southwestern Siberia. ...

Sports

Metallurg Novokuznetsk is an ice hockey team based in Novokuznetsk, playing in the Russian Hockey Super League. Metallurg Novokuznetsk (ru: Металлург Новокузнецк) is a Russian professional ice hockey team. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Russian Superleague is the highest division of the main professional ice hockey league in Russia, and is commonly considered second-best in the world after the NHL. It is part of the Russian Pro Hockey League which is composed of two divisions, the Superleague and the Vysshaya Liga (Premier...


External links

  • NGTS
  • SIBSIU
  • Франт.com/Frant.com
  • Novokuznetsk at fallingrain.com
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Coat of arms of Kemerovo Oblast Cities and towns in Kemerovo Oblast Flag of Russia
Administrative center: Kemerovo

Anzhero-Sudzhensk | Belovo | Beryozovsky | Guryevsk | Kaltan | Kiselyovsk | Leninsk-Kuznetsky | Mariinsk | Mezhdurechensk | Myski | Novokuznetsk | Osinniki | Polysayevo | Prokopyevsk | Salair | Tashtagol | Tayga | Topki | Yurga Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Kemerovo Oblast (Russian: ) (pop. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Kemerovo (Russian: Кемерово) is an industrial city on the River Tom situated east-northeast of Novosibirsk in Siberia, Russia (55 25N 86 05E). ... Anzhero-Sudzhensk is of the cities of the Kuznetsk Basin in the Kemerovo province (also written Kemerovskaya province) in central Russia. ... Coat of arms of Belovo Belovo (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, located on the Bachat River 170 km south of Kemerovo. ... For other uses, see Beryozovsky. ... Coat of arms of Guryevsk Guryevsk (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, located 195 km south-east of Kemerovo at . ... Coat of arms of Kiselyovsk Kiselyovsk (Russian: ) is a city in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. ... Leninsk Kuznetski (Russian: Ленинск-Кузнецкий; known as Кольчугино (Kolchugino) until 1925) is a city in the Kemerovo Oblast in Russia, located on both banks of the Inya River (Obs tributary) at around , . Population: 109,300 (2005); 128,000 (1972); 83,000 (1939); 20,000 (1926). ... Mariinsk (Russian: Мариинск) is a town in the Kemerovo Oblast in Russia, located on the Kiya River (Obs basin) some 180 km northeast of Kemerovo. ... Mezhdurechensk (Russian: ) is a city in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. ... Coat of arms of Myski Myski (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Mrass-Su and Tom Rivers, 350 km southeast of Kemerovo. ... Osinniki, formerly Osinovka, is a city in Kemerovo, Russia. ... Coat of arms of Polysayevo Polysayevo (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Inya River 139 km south of Kemerovo at . ... Prokopyevsk (Прокопьевск; also transliterated Prokopyevsk, Prokopevsk, and Prokopevsk) is a city in Russia, in the Kemerovo Oblast, with a population of 224,597 (2002 census). ... Salair (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, located 210 km south of Kemerovo at . ... Tashtagol (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, located on the Kondoma River 511 km south of Kemerovo at . ... Coat of arms of Topki Topki (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, located 38 km west of Kemerovo. ... Coat of arms of Yurga Yurga (Russian: ) is a town in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. ...


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