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Saransk (English)
Саранск (Russian)
Саранош (Moksha)
Саран ош  (Erzya)
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Собор Фёдора Ушакова
Краеведческий музей Железнодорожный вокзал
Музыкальный театр имени И. М. Яушева Площадь Тысячелетия
Clockwise from top: Cathedral of St. Theodore Ushakov, Regional museum, Saransk I railway station, Musical theatre named after I. M. Yaushev, Millennium square and main building Mordovian State University
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Coat of Arms of Saransk.svg
Flag of Saransk.svg
Coat of arms
Flag
City Day June 12
Administrative status (as of May 2014)
Country Russia
Federal subject Republic of Mordovia
Administratively subordinated to city of republic significance of Saransk
Capital of Republic of Mordovia
Administrative center of city of republic significance of Saransk
Municipal status (as of March 2010)
Urban okrug Saransk Urban Okrug
Administrative center of Saransk Urban Okrug
Mayor Pyotr Tultayev
Representative body Council of Deputies
Statistics
Area 383 km2 (148 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
297,415 inhabitants
Rank in 2010 64th
Density 777/km2 (2,012/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)
Founded 1641
City status since 1780
Postal code(s) 430000–430013, 430015–430019, 430021, 430023–430025, 430027, 430028, 430030–430034, 430700, 430899, 430950, 995300
Dialing code(s) +7 8342
Official website

Saransk (Russian: Саранск; Moksha: Саранош) is the capital city of the Republic of Mordovia, Russia. In 2010 there were 297,415 people living there.

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