Ostrovnoy, Murmansk Oblast

Ostrovnoy (Russian: Островно́й), previously known as Murmansk-140 (Му́рманск-140),[7] is a closed town in Murmansk Oblast, Russia. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 2,171;[2] down from 5,032 recorded in the 2002 Census.[8]


View of Ostrovnoy
View of Ostrovnoy
Coat of arms of Ostrovnoy
Coat of arms
Location of Ostrovnoy
Ostrovnoy is located in Russia
Location of Ostrovnoy
Ostrovnoy is located in Murmansk Oblast
Ostrovnoy (Murmansk Oblast)
Coordinates: 68°03′N 39°30′E / 68.050°N 39.500°E / 68.050; 39.500Coordinates: 68°03′N 39°30′E / 68.050°N 39.500°E / 68.050; 39.500
Federal subjectMurmansk Oblast[1]
Founded1981Edit this on Wikidata
 • MayorGennady Chistopashin
10 m (30 ft)
 • Total2,171
 • Estimate 
1,847 (−14.9%)
 • Subordinated toclosed administrative-territorial formation of Ostrovnoy[1]
 • Capital ofclosed administrative-territorial formation of Ostrovnoy[1]
 • Urban okrugOstrovnoy Urban Okrug[4]
 • Capital ofOstrovnoy Urban Okrug[4]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[5])
Postal code(s)[6]
Dialing code(s)+7 81558
OKTMO ID47731000001


The first naval base was established here in 1915.[citation needed] There is no rail link to Ostrovnoy and the settlement is reachable by coastal ship, helicopter or small plane in winter.[citation needed]

Until 1938, the town was known as Yokanga. Until 1981,[citation needed] the town was known as Gremikha.[9]

The Gremikha Naval Base was one of the Northern Fleet's main facilities for servicing nuclear submarines.[10][11]

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with six rural localities, incorporated as the closed administrative-territorial formation of Ostrovnoy—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the closed administrative-territorial formation of Ostrovnoy is incorporated as Ostrovnoy Urban Okrug.[4]



  1. ^ a b c d e Law #96-01-ZMO
  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 Law #530-01-ZMO
  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. ^ Oleg Bukharin, Frank Von Hippel (2004). Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces. MIT Press. p. 677. ISBN 9780262661812.
  8. ^ 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).
  9. ^ Map of Murmansk Oblast, GUGK USSR, 1979
  10. ^ Sarkisov, Ashot A.; LeSage, Leo G., eds. (2003), Remaining Issues in the Decommissioning of Nuclear Powered Vessels: Including Issues Related to the Environmental Remediation of the Supporting Infrastructure : [proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on ... Moscow, Russia, April 22-24, 2002], Volume 22 of NATO Science Series. 4, Earth and Environmental Sciences, V. 22, Springer, pp. 257–259, ISBN 1402013531
  11. ^ U.S Committee on Strengthening U.S. and Russian Cooperative Nuclear Nonproliferation, Development, Security, and Cooperation Policy and Global Affairs; National Research Council; Russian Committee on Strengthening U.S. and Russian Cooperative Nuclear Nonproliferation; Russian Academy of Sciences (2005), Strengthening U.S-Russian Cooperation on Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Academies Press, p. 222, ISBN 0309096693CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)


  • Мурманская областная Дума. Закон №96-01-ЗМО от 6 января 1998 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Мурманской области», в ред. Закона №1953-01-ЗМО от 24 декабря 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Мурманской области "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Мурманской области"». Опубликован: "Мурманский Вестник", №10, стр. 3, 16 января 1998 г. (Murmansk Oblast Duma. Law #96-01-ZMO of January 6, 1998 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Murmansk Oblast, as amended by the Law #1953-01-ZMO of December 24, 2015 On Amending the Law of Murmansk Oblast "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Murmansk Oblast". ).
  • Мурманская областная Дума. Закон №530-01-ЗМО от 2 декабря 2004 г. «О наделении статусом городского округа закрытых административно-территориальных образований Мурманской области», в ред. Закона №1812-01-ЗМО от 19 декабря 2014 г. «Об упразднении населённого пункта Мурманской области и о внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Мурманской области». Вступил в силу 1 января 2005 г. Опубликован: "Мурманский Вестник", №234, стр. 3, 7 декабря 2004 г. (Murmansk Oblast Duma. Law #530-01-ZMO of December 2, 2004 On Granting Urban Okrug Status to the Closed Administrative-Territorial Formations of Murmansk Oblast, as amended by the Law #1812-01-ZMO of December 19, 2014 On Abolishing an Inhabited Locality in Murmansk Oblast and on Amending Various Legislative Acts of Murmansk Oblast. Effective as of January 1, 2005.).