Magadan

Magadan (Russian: Магадан, IPA: [məɡɐˈdan]) is a port town and the administrative center of Magadan Oblast, Russia, located on the Sea of Okhotsk in Nagayev Bay (within Taui Bay) and serving as a gateway to the Kolyma region.

Magadan
Магадан
Magadan seen from the local mountains
Anthem: none[2]
Location of Magadan
Magadan
Location of Magadan
Magadan
Magadan (Magadan Oblast)
Coordinates: 59°34′N 150°48′E
CountryRussia
Federal subjectMagadan Oblast[1]
Founded1929[3]
Town status sinceJuly 14,[citation needed] 1939[3]
Government
  BodyTown Duma[4]
  Head/Mayor[5]Andrey Popov (Head),[6]
Yuri Fyodorovich Grishan (Mayor)[7]
Area
  Total295 km2 (114 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
  Total95,982
  Estimate 
(2018)[10]
92,782 (−3.3%)
  Rank178th in 2010
  Density330/km2 (840/sq mi)
  Subordinated totown of oblast significance of Magadan[1]
  Capital ofMagadan Oblast[11], town of oblast significance of Magadan[1]
  Urban okrugMagadan Urban Okrug[12]
  Capital ofMagadan Urban Okrug[12]
Time zoneUTC+11 (MSK+8 [13])
Postal code(s)[14]
685000–685005, 685007, 685017, 685021, 685024, 685030–685031, 685098–685099, 685700, 685960–685961
Dialing code(s)+7 4132
OKTMO ID44701000001
Town DayJuly 14; observed on the
third Saturday of July[15]
Websitewww.magadangorod.ru

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