Alexandrovsky Zavod

Alexandrovsky Zavod (Russian: Александровский Завод) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Alexandrovo-Zavodsky District of Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia.

Alexandrovsky Zavod
Александровский Завод
Location of Alexandrovsky Zavod
Alexandrovsky Zavod is located in Russia
Alexandrovsky Zavod
Alexandrovsky Zavod
Location of Alexandrovsky Zavod
Alexandrovsky Zavod is located in Zabaykalsky Krai
Alexandrovsky Zavod
Alexandrovsky Zavod
Alexandrovsky Zavod (Zabaykalsky Krai)
Coordinates: 50°55′N 117°56′E / 50.917°N 117.933°E / 50.917; 117.933Coordinates: 50°55′N 117°56′E / 50.917°N 117.933°E / 50.917; 117.933
CountryRussia
Federal subjectZabaykalsky Krai[1]
Administrative districtAlexandrovo-Zavodsky District[1]
Founded1792Edit this on Wikidata
Elevation
795 m (2,608 ft)
Population
 • Total2,482
 • Capital ofAlexandrovo-Zavodsky District[1]
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[2])
Postal code(s)[3]
674640Edit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID76604412101

GeographyEdit

It is located on the river Gazimur, 510 km to the south-east from Chita, 130 km to the north-east from the nearest railway station. There is a library, a hospital, a post office and other social and welfare facilities.[4]

HistoryEdit

Alexandrovsky Zavod was founded in 1792 in connection with the establishment of a silver mining and metallurgical plant. In 1825, it received its present name after the death in the same year Russian Emperor Alexander I. The town has been the home to political prisoners since 1832. The plant was closed in 1863. In 1926, it became the capital of the district. A museum opened in the house of Nikolay Chernyshevsky in 1969. An airport operated in the town until the 1990s.[4]

DemographicsEdit

Population: 2,482 (2010 Census);[1] 2,630 (2002 Census);[5] 2,924 (1989 Census).[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). 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.
  2. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  3. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  4. ^ a b Alexandrowsky Zavod in the Enzyklopädie Transbaikaliens (Russian)
  5. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). 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] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  6. ^ 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). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.