Rostov

Rostov (Russian: Росто́в, IPA: [rɐˈstof]) is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. It is located on the shores of Lake Nero, 202 kilometers (126 mi) northeast of Moscow. Population: 31,792(2010 Census);[3] 34,141(2002 Census);[8] 35,707(1989 Census).[9]

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Spasso-Yakovlevsky Monastery
Location of Rostov
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Location of Rostov
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Rostov (Yaroslavl Oblast)
Coordinates: 57°11′N 39°25′E
CountryRussia
Federal subjectYaroslavl Oblast[1]
Founded862
Government
  MayorAndrey Los'[2]
Elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
  Total31,792
  Estimate 
(2018)[4]
30,969 (−2.6%)
  Subordinated totown of oblast significance of Rostov[1]
  Capital ofRostovsky District[1], town of oblast significance of Rostov[1]
  Municipal districtRostovsky Municipal District[5]
  Urban settlementRostov Urban Settlement[5]
  Capital ofRostovsky Municipal District, Rostov Urban Settlement[5]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK [6])
Postal code(s)[7]
152150
Dialing code(s)+7 48536
OKTMO ID78637101001

While the official name of the town is Rostov, it is popularly known to Russians as Rostov Veliky (Russian: Ростов Великий, Rostov the Great) to distinguish it from the much larger city of Rostov-on-Don. The name of the town railway station is Rostov Yaroslavsky, due to its location in Yaroslavl Oblast.


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