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Kirovsky City District, Novosibirsk

Kirovsky City District (Russian: Кировский район) is an administrative district (raion), one of the 10 raions of Novosibirsk, Russia. It is located on the left bank of the Ob River. The area of the district is 50,7 km2 (19,6 sq mi).[1] Population: 186,408 (2018 Census).[2]

Kirovsky City District
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Location of Kirovsky City District
CountryRussia
Federal subjectNovosibirsk
Area
 • Total50.7 km2 (19.6 sq mi)

HistoryEdit

Until 1930, the territory of the Kirovsky and Leninsky city districts was part of the Bugrinsky District of the Novosibirsk Okrug.[1]

In 1930, it was decided to build large plants on the left bank of the Ob River and the railway line from the Tolmachyovo Station to the mines of Kuzbass.[1]

October 20, 1930, Zaobsky District was formed.[1]

December 2, 1934, Zaobsky District was renamed the Kirovsky District.[1]

In December 1970, part of the Kirovsky City District became the Leninsky City District.[1]

ArchitectureEdit

Soviet architectureEdit

Post-Soviet architectureEdit

ParksEdit

Bugrinskaya RoshchaEdit

Bugrinskaya Roshcha is a park, established in 1971.[3]

Sibiryakov-Gvardeitsev SquareEdit

EducationEdit

Educational institutionsEdit

  • Department of Physical Education of the Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University
  • Novosibirsk College of Printing and Information Technology
  • Novosibirsk Industrial College

LibrariesEdit

  • Astafyev Library
  • Bulgakov Library
  • Bunin Library
  • Family Reading Library
  • Grin Library
  • Korolenko Library
  • Magalif Family Reading Library
  • Makarenko Central Rayon Library
  • Nosov Library
  • Novosibirsk Oblast Special Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Paustovsky Library

CultureEdit

  • House of Culture named after Yefremov
  • Raduga (house of culture)

SportsEdit

  • Iceberg Ice Complex
  • Arena Discovery Tennis Club
  • Flamingo Stadium
  • Rosto Motodrome

FootballEdit

  • Dribbling Football Section
  • Junior Children's Football School
  • Tsentr Children's Football Club

Shooting SportsEdit

  • Sports and shooting complex
  • Volniye Strelki Bow-Crossbow Club

Combat SportEdit

  • Azbuka Karate
  • Dizel Boxing Club
  • Children's Union of Karate
  • Dinamex Karate Club
  • Novosibirsk Aikido Center
  • Novosibirsk City Federation of Kyokushinkai
  • Sports section of sambo
  • Taekwondo Sport Federation of Novosibirsk Oblast

ReligionEdit

ChristianityEdit

  • Orthodox Church of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia
  • Orthodox Chapel of the Icon of Vladimir Mother of God
  • Mother Teresa's orphanage
  • Caritas of Diocese of Transfiguration
  • Christian Evangelical Church
  • Novosibirsk Christian Church is a local religious organization of evangelical Christians
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

EconomyEdit

CompaniesEdit

RetailEdit

The district hosts shopping centres of international, interregional and local retail companies: MEGA Family Shopping Centre (IKEA, Auchan, Leroy Merlin), Metro Cash and Carry, Lenta, Posuda Centre and others.

TransportationEdit

Bus and trolleybusesEdit

TramEdit

RailwayEdit

Chemskoy Station is located in the district.

BridgesEdit

Bugrinsky Bridge is an automobile bridge over the Ob River, connecting the Kirovsky and Oktyabrsky districts.

Komsomolsky Railway Bridge is a bridge over the Ob River built in 1930–1931.

ReferencesEdit