Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian: Петропавловск-Камчатский, IPA: [pʲɪtrɐˈpavləfsk kɐmˈtɕatskʲɪj] (listen)) is a city and the administrative, industrial, scientific, and cultural center of Kamchatka Krai, Russia. Its population is 179,780.

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Петропавловск-Камчатский
Aerial view of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy with the Koryaksky volcano
Location of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Location of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Kamchatka Krai)
Coordinates: 53°01′N 158°39′E
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKamchatka Krai
FoundedOctober 17, 1740
Government
  BodyCity Duma
  HeadKonstantin Bryzgin
Area
  Total362.14 km2 (139.82 sq mi)
Elevation
150 m (490 ft)
Population
  Total179,780
  Estimate 
(2018)[3]
181,216 (+0.8%)
  Rank100th in 2010
  Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
  Subordinated toPetropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy City Under Krai Jurisdiction[1]
  Capital ofKamchatka Krai[1], Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy City Under Krai Jurisdiction[1]
  Urban okrugPetropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy Urban Okrug[4]
  Capital ofPetropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy Urban Okrug[4]
Time zoneUTC+12 (MSK+9 [5])
Postal code(s)[6]
683000 (main)
Dialing code(s)+7 4152
OKTMO ID30701000001
City DayOctober 17
Websitepkgo.ru

The city is widely known simply as Petropavlovsk (literally "city of Peter and Paul"). The adjective Kamchatsky ("Kamchatkan") was added to the official name in 1924.


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