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Nizhny Novgorod

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Nizhny Novgorod


Basic facts
Name in Russian Нижний Новгород
Status City-municipality and administrative centre of the Nizhny Novgorod Region and Volga Federal District
Location On the confluence of the rivers Oka and Volga
Distance 420km east of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 1,263,873 people (2014)
Founded 1221
Former Names Gorky
City Day 12 June
Official Website нижнийновгород.рф