Pyatigorsk

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Pyatigorsk


Basic facts
Name in Russian Пятигорск
Status City-municipality in the Stavropol Territory and the administrative centre of the North-Caucasian Federal Republic
Location On the foothills of Mount Mashuk
Distance 185km south-east of Stavropol, 1,575km south of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 145,952 people (2014)
Founded 1780
Former Names Goryachie Vody, Konstantinogorsk
City Day Second Saturday in September
Official Website http://www.pyatigorsk.org/ru/