Millerovo, Millerovsky District, Rostov Oblast

Millerovo (Russian: Ми́ллерово) is a town and the administrative center of Millerovsky District in Rostov Oblast, Russia. Population: 36,499 (2010 Census);[2] 38,498 (2002 Census);[7] 37,346 (1989 Census).[8]

Millerovo

Миллерово
Coat of arms of Millerovo
Coat of arms
Location of Millerovo
Millerovo is located in Russia
Millerovo
Millerovo
Location of Millerovo
Millerovo is located in Rostov Oblast
Millerovo
Millerovo
Millerovo (Rostov Oblast)
Coordinates: 48°55′N 40°23′E / 48.917°N 40.383°E / 48.917; 40.383Coordinates: 48°55′N 40°23′E / 48.917°N 40.383°E / 48.917; 40.383
CountryRussia
Federal subjectRostov Oblast[1]
Administrative districtMillerovsky District[1]
Urban settlementMillerovskoye[1]
Founded1786
Town status since1926
Elevation
130 m (430 ft)
Population
 • Total36,499
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
35,384 (-3.1%)
 • Capital ofMillerovsky District[1], Millerovskoye Urban Settlement[1]
 • Municipal districtMillerovsky Municipal District[4]
 • Urban settlementMillerovskoye Urban Settlement[4]
 • Capital ofMillerovsky Municipal District[4], Millerovskoye Urban Settlement[4]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[5])
Postal code(s)[6]
346130–346132, 346134, 346139
OKTMO ID60632101001
Websitewww.millerovo.name

HistoryEdit

Historical affiliations
  Russian Empire 1786–1917

  Russian Republic 1917
  Soviet Russia 1918–1922
  Soviet Union 1922–1991

  Russian Federation 1991–present

It was founded in 1786 and named after its founder, the army officer Ivan Abramovich Müller, who set up a farm estate with after he received empty land by the river deep in the Decree of the Empress Catherine the Great on February 14, 1786.[9] At the end of the 19th century, it became an important railway hub. Facilities were built to process a large part of agricultural products coming from the areas of the upper Don and Ukraine to send to the central provinces of Russia. It was granted town status in 1926.[10]

During World War II, in July 1942, an encirclement of Soviet troops by German forces occurred around the town, resulting in the Soviet troops being captured.[11]

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Millerovo serves as the administrative center of Millerovsky District.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated within Millerovsky District as Millerovskoye Urban Settlement.[1] As a municipal division, this administrative unit also has urban settlement status and is a part of Millerovsky Municipal District.[4]

EconomyEdit

The basis of the town's economy is food grain.

MilitaryEdit

The Millerovo military airfield is located 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) northwest of the town. At the airfield was stationed the headquarters of the 16th Guards Fighter Aviation Division after its withdrawal from Germany in 1993 until 1998. Also until 2009, the 19th Nikopol Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (19 Gv IAP)—a part of the 51st Air Defense Corps of the 4th Army of Air Force and Air Defense—was stationed there. The regiment was reorganized in 2009 as the 6969th Air Base, a part of the 7th Brigade of Military-Space Defense. MiG-29 fighters of both the former 19th GvIAP and the 31st Fighter Air Regiment, previously disbanded in Zernograd, are located at the airfield.

People born in MillerovoEdit

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Law #340-ZS
  2. ^ a b 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.
  3. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e Law #171-ZS
  5. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  6. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  7. ^ 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).
  8. ^ "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.
  9. ^ "Краткая историческая справка по г. Миллерово — Миллерово". Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved April 25, 2015.
  10. ^ "Исторические сведения г. Миллерово". Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved April 25, 2015.
  11. ^ A. Beevor. Stalingrad. Penguin Books, 1999, p. 78

SourcesEdit

  • Законодательное Собрание Ростовской области. Закон №340-ЗС от 25 июля 2005 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Ростовской области», в ред. Закона №270-ЗС от 27 ноября 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в областной Закон "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Ростовской области"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Наше время", №187–190, 28 июля 2005 г. (Legislative Assembly of Rostov Oblast. Law #340-ZS of July 28, 2005 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Rostov Oblast, as amended by the Law #270-ZS of November 27, 2014 On Amending the Oblast Law "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Rostov Oblast". Effective as of the official publication date.).
  • Законодательное Собрание Ростовской области. Закон №171-ЗС от 22 октября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ и наделении соответствующим статусом муниципального образования "Миллеровский район" и муниципальных образований в его составе», в ред. Закона №981-ЗС от 25 октября 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в областной Закон "Об установлении границ и наделении соответствующим статусом муниципального образования "Миллеровский район" и муниципальных образований в его составе"». Вступил в силу с 1 января 2005 г. Опубликован: "Наше время", №№259–260, 28 октября 2004 г. (Legislative Assembly of Rostov Oblast. Law #171-ZS of October 22, 2004 On Establishing the Borders and Granting an Appropriate Status to the Municipal Formation of "Millerovsky District" and to the Municipal Formations It Comprises, as amended by the Law #981-ZS of October 25, 2012 On Amending the Oblast Law "On Establishing the Borders and Granting an Appropriate Status to the Municipal Formation of "Millerovsky District" and to the Municipal Formations It Comprises". Effective as of January 1, 2005.).