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Murmansk

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Murmansk


Basic facts
Name in Russian Мурманск
Status City-municipality and administrative centre of the Murmansk Region
Location On the Kola Penisular within the Arctic Circle
Distance 1,350km north of St Petersburg, 1,935km north of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 299,148 people (2014)
Founded 1916
Former Names Romanov-na-Murame
Titles/Awards Hero City of the Soviet Union
Official Website http://www.citymurmansk.ru/