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Vladivostok (English)
Владивосток (Russian)
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Clockwise from top: Square of the Fighters for Soviet Power in the Far East, City entrance sign, Primorsky Krai Administration in the city center, Zolotoy Rog Bay, 9288th kilometer stone
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Coat of arms
Flag
City Day First Sunday of July
Administrative status (as of November 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Primorsky Krai
Administratively subordinated to Vladivostok City Under Krai Jurisdiction
Municipal status (as of December 2004)
Urban okrug Vladivostoksky Urban Okrug
Administrative center of Vladivostoksky Urban Okrug
Head Vacant
Representative body City Duma
Statistics
Area 331.16 km2 (127.86 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
592,034 inhabitants
Rank in 2010 22nd
Density 1,788/km2 (4,631/sq mi)
Time zone VLAT (UTC+11:00)
Founded July 2, 1860
City status since April 22, 1880
Postal code(s) 690xxx
Dialing code(s) +7 423
Official website

Vladivostok (Russian: Владивосто́к) is a city on the Pacific Ocean shore of the Russian Far East. Vladivostok was founded on 2 July 1860. The east end of the Trans-Siberian railway is there. The city is the home of the Russian Pacific Fleet. The population of the city at the census of 2019 was 605,049. The highest point of historical part of Vladivostok is Eagle's Nest Hill (199 m), but the highest point of Vladivostok City District is unnamed mountain named by citizens as Blue Hill (474 m).


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