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Yelizovo (Kamchatka Krai)
Coordinates: 53°11′N158°23′E / 53.183°N 158.383°E / 53.183; 158.383 Coordinates: 53°11′N158°23′E / 53.183°N 158.383°E / 53.183; 158.383
Country Russia
Federal subject Kamchatka Krai
Founded1848
Town status since1975 [2]
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
  Total39,569
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
39,216 (-0.9%)
  Subordinated toYelizovo Town Under Krai Jurisdiction [1]
   Capital ofYelizovo Town Under Krai Jurisdiction [1]
   Municipal district Yelizovsky Municipal District [5]
  Urban settlementYelizovskoye Urban Settlement [5]
   Capital ofYelizovsky Municipal District [5] , Yelizovskoye Urban Settlement [5]
Time zone UTC+ (See   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [6] )
Postal code(s) [7]
684000 OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
OKTMO ID30607101001
Website admelizovo.ru

Yelizovo (Russian : Е́лизово) is a town in Kamchatka Krai, Russia, located on the Avacha River 32 kilometers (20 mi) northwest of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Population: 39,569(2010 Census); [3] 41,533(2002 Census); [8] 46,929(1989 Census). [9]

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History

Founded in 1848 as the selo of Stary Ostrog (Ста́рый Остро́г), it was renamed Zavoyko (Заво́йко) in 1897, after the Russian admiral Vasily Zavoyko who led the defense of Petropavlovsk in 1854. The village was renamed Yelizovo in 1924. [2] Urban-type settlement status was granted to it in 1964, and town status was granted in 1975. [10]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Yelizovo serves as the administrative center of Yelizovsky District, even though it is not a part of it. [1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated as Yelizovo Town Under Krai Jurisdiction —an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. [1] As a municipal division, Yelizovo Town Under Krai Jurisdiction is incorporated as Yelizovskoye Urban Settlement within Yelizovsky Municipal District. [5]

Demographics

Ethnic composition (2010): [3]

Transportation and infrastructure

The town's most notable claim to fame is serving as the host for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport, the largest airport on Kamchatka. A major Soviet space telemetry station, NIP-6, was also located nearby.

In Yelizovo, there is a long-wave broadcasting station with a 255 metres (837 ft) tall ARRT-Antenna.

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Notes

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Law #46
  2. 1 2 Историческая справка
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  4. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. 1 2 3 4 5 Law #255
  6. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
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  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. "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.
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