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Murmansk

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/