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Saratov (English)
Саратов (Russian)
-  City  -
Saratov Montage (2016).png
Top upper left:Holy Trinity Cathedral in Saratov Museum Square, Top lower left:Saratov Administration Office, Top right:Saratov Conservatory, Middle left:Saratovskaya Orthodox Theological Seminary, Middle right:Schmidt Mill, Bottom:A twilight view of Saratov Engels Bridge and Volga River
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Flag of Saratov.svg
Coat of arms
Flag
Anthem none
Administrative status (as of 2014)
Country Russia
Federal subject Saratov Oblast
Administratively subordinated to city of oblast significance of Saratov
Municipal status (as of December 2004)
Urban okrug Saratov Urban Okrug
Head Mikhail Isayev
Representative body City Duma
Statistics
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
837,900 inhabitants
- Rank in 2010 16th
Population (January 2015 est.) 842,097 inhabitants
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)
Founded ca. 1590
City status since 1708
Postal code(s) 410000–410005, 410007–410010, 410012, 410015, 410017–410019, 410022, 410023, 410025, 410028–410031, 410033–410042, 410047–410056, 410059, 410060, 410062–410065, 410068, 410069, 410071, 410074, 410076, 410078, 410080, 410082, 410086, 410700, 410880, 410890, 410899, 410960–410965, 410999
Dialing code(s) +7 8452

Saratov (Russian: Саратов), is a city and a major port on the Volga River upstream (north) of Volgograd. It was founded in the year 1590. Saratov had a population of 827,000 in 2010. It is the administrative center of Saratov Oblast.

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