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Yaroslavl (English)
Ярославль (Russian)
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Yaroslavl

Location of Yaroslavl Oblast in Russia
Coordinates: 57°37′N 39°51′E / 57.617°N 39.85°E / 57.617; 39.85Coordinates: 57°37′N 39°51′E / 57.617°N 39.85°E / 57.617; 39.85
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Administrative status (as of December 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Yaroslavl Oblast
Administratively subordinated to city of oblast significance of Yaroslavl
Municipal status (as of December 2011)
Urban okrug Yaroslavl Urban Okrug
Mayor Alexander Nechayev (acting)
Representative body City Duma
Statistics
Area 205.80 km2 (79.46 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
591,486 inhabitants
- Rank in 2010 23rd
Population (2015 est.) 603,961 inhabitants
Density 2,874/km2 (7,444/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)
Founded 1010
Postal code(s) 150000—150066
Dialing code(s) +7 4852
Official website
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Yaroslavl is a Russian city on the Volga River. It was founded in 1010. It is one of the largest cities in Russia. The city's centre is a World Heritage Site. It is one of the Golden Ring cities, a group of historic cities northeast of Moscow.

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