Perm facts for kids
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View of Perm
|City Day||June 12|
|Federal subject||Perm Krai|
|Administratively subordinated to||city of krai significance of Perm|
|Urban okrug||Perm Urban Okrug|
|Representative body||City Duma|
|Area||799.68 km2 (308.76 sq mi)|
|Population (2010 Census,
|- Rank in 2010||13th|
|Density||1,239/km2 (3,209/sq mi)|
|Time zone||YEKT (UTC+06:00)|
|Founded||May 15, 1723|
|City status since||October 29, 1781|
|Dialing code(s)||+7 342|
From 1940 until 1957 the city was named Molotov (Мо́лотов), after Vyacheslav Molotov.
Perm is divided into seven city districts:
|City District||Population (2002 Census)|
The city is a major administrative, industrial, scientific, and cultural center. The leading industries include machinery, defence, oil production (about 3% of Russian output), oil refining, chemical and petrochemical, timber and wood processing and the food industry.
There is one international airport in Perm Bolshoye Savino (Big Savino). Perm is also served by the smaller Airport "Bakharevka".
Perm is the sister city of (twinned with):
- FC Amkar Perm, the football club based in Perm, playing in the Russian Premier League
- Molot-Prikame Perm, ice hockey club playing in the Russian Hockey Super League
- PBC Ural Great, the basketball club based in Perm, playing in the Russian Basketball Super League
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The Kama River near Perm
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