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Kirovo-Chepetsk (English)
Кирово-Чепецк (Russian)
-  Town[1]  -

60 Let Oktyabrya Street in Kirovo-Chepetsk

Location of Kirov Oblast in Russia
Kirovo-Chepetsk is located in Kirov Oblast
Location of Kirovo-Chepetsk in Kirov Oblast
Coat of arms
Administrative status (as of April 2008)
Country Russia
Federal subject Kirov Oblast[1]
Administratively subordinated to Town of Kirovo-Chepetsk[1]
Administrative center of Kirovo-Chepetsky District,[1] Town of Kirovo-Chepetsk[1]
Municipal status (as of April 2012)
Urban okrug Kirovo-Chepetsk Urban Okrug[2]
Administrative center of Kirovo-Chepetsk Urban Okrug,[2] Kirovo-Chepetsky Municipal District[2]
Population (2010 Census) 80,921 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 2010 204th
Time zone MSK (UTC+03:00)[4]
Founded mid-15th century
Town status since 1955
Previous names Ust-Cheptsa
Kirovo-Chepetsk]] on Wikimedia Commons

Kirovo-Chepetsk (Russian: Ки́рово-Чепе́цк) is a town in Kirov Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Cheptsa and the Vyatka Rivers, 20 kilometers (12 mi) east of Kirov. Population: 80,921 (2010 Census);[3] 90,303 (2002 Census);[5] 92,382 (1989 Census).[6]


  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Administrative and municipal status 3
  • Notable people 4
  • References 5
    • Notes 5.1
    • Sources 5.2
  • External links 6


The 50th eastern meridian runs exactly through the town.


It was founded in the mid-15th century as the village of Ust-Cheptsa (Усть-Чепца). Town status was granted to it in 1955.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Kirovo-Chepetsk serves as the administrative center of Kirovo-Chepetsky District, even though it is not a part of it.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the Town of Kirovo-Chepetsk—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the Town of Kirovo-Chepetsk is incorporated as Kirovo-Chepetsk Urban Okrug.[2]

Notable people



  1. ^ a b c d e f g Law #387-ZO
  2. ^ a b c d Law #284-ZO
  3. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian).  
  4. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №248-ФЗ от 21 июля 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #248-FZ of July 21, 2014 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  5. ^  
  6. ^ Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 


  • Законодательное Собрание Кировской области. Закон №387-ЗО от 2 декабря 2005 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Кировской области», в ред. Закона №249-ЗО от 29 декабря 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Кировской области "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Кировской области"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Вятский край", №228–228 (3635–3636), 13 декабря 2005 г. (Legislative Assembly of Kirov Oblast. Law #387-ZO of December 2, 2005 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Kirov Oblast, as amended by the Law #249-ZO of December 29, 2012 On Amending the Law of Kirov Oblast "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Kirov Oblast". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).
  • Законодательное Собрание Кировской области. Закон №284-ЗО от 7 декабря 2004 г. «Об установлении границ муниципальных образований Кировской области и наделении их статусом муниципального района, городского округа, городского поселения, сельского поселения», в ред. Закона №350-ЗО от 11 ноября 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в отдельные Законы Кировской области». Вступил в силу по истечении 10 дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Вятский край", №233–234 (3401–3402), 21 декабря 2004 г. (Legislative Assembly of Kirov Oblast. Law #284-ZO of December 7, 2004 On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of Kirov Oblast and on Granting Them the Municipal District, Urban Okrug, Urban Settlement, Rural Settlement Status, as amended by the Law #350-ZO of November 11, 2013 On Amending Various Laws of Kirov Oblast. Effective as of after 10 days from the day of the official publication.).

External links

  • Unofficial website of Kirovo-Chepetsk (Russian)
  • Official website of Kirovo-Chepetsk Vocational School (Russian)
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