Pskov (Russian: Псков, IPA: [pskof] (listen); see also names in other languages) is a city in northwestern Russia and the administrative center of Pskov Oblast, located about 20 kilometers (12 mi) east from the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River. Population: 203,279 (2010 Census); 202,780 (2002 Census); 203,789 (1989 Census).
|Federal subject||Pskov Oblast|
|• Body||City Duma|
|• City Head||Ivan Tsetsersky|
|Elevation||45 m (148 ft)|
|• Estimate||210,501 (+3.6%)|
|• Rank||91st in 2010|
|• Subordinated to||City of Pskov|
|• Capital of||Pskov Oblast, Pskovsky District|
|• Urban okrug||Pskov Urban Okrug|
|• Capital of||Pskov Urban Okrug, Pskovsky Municipal District|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (MSK )|
|Dialing code(s)||+7 8112|
|City Day||July 23|
Pskov is one of the oldest cities in Russia. It served as the capital of the Pskov Republic and was a trading post of the Hanseatic League before it came under the control of the Grand Duchy of Moscow.