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Slavyanka, Primorsky Krai

Slavyanka (English)
Славянка (Russian)
-  Urban-type settlement  -

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Slavyanka is located in Primorsky Krai
Location of Slavyanka in Primorsky Krai
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Primorsky Krai
Administrative district Khasansky District
Administrative center of Khasansky District
Population (2010 Census) 14,036 inhabitants[1]
Time zone VLAT (UTC+10:00)[2]
Founded 1889[3]
Urban-type settlement status since 1943[4]
Postal code(s)[5] 692701
Dialing code(s) +7 42331
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Slavyanka (Russian: Славя́нка) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) and the administrative center of Khasansky District of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located on the opposite side of the Amur Bay as seen from Vladivostok. Population: 14,036 (2010 Census);[1] 15,045 (2002 Census);[6] 17,325 (1989 Census).[7]


  • History 1
  • Transportation 2
  • References 3
    • Notes 3.1
    • Sources 3.2


Slavyanka was founded during the settlement of the coast of southern Primorye in the 1850s–1860s, when the Russian government sought to gain a foothold in the region. The signing of the Treaty of Aigun in 1858 and of the Treaty of Beijing in 1860 established the border between Russia and China along the Ussuri River across Lake Khanka.

The bay on which Slavyanka stands was shown in the English charts under the name of Port Bruce; other sources also referred to it as Bruce Harbor or Bruce Bay. Slavyanka itself was founded in 1889.[3] On January 4, 1926, Slavyansky Selsoviet within Posyetsky District was established, of which Slavyanka became the administrative center. On April 29, 1943, Slavyanka was granted urban-type settlement status.[4]

The intensive development of Slavyanka started in the 1970s, when a shipyard was built here.


The settlement is connected with Vladivostok by road, by railway, and by sea.



  1. ^ 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).  
  2. ^ 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.).
  3. ^ a b Administrative-Territorial Structure of Primorsky Krai, p. 44
  4. ^ a b Administrative-Territorial Structure of Primorsky Krai, p. 11
  5. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Russian)
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  7. ^ 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. 


  • Приморский крайисполком. "Приморский край. Административно-территориальное деление на 1 января 1968 г." Дальневосточное книжное издательство. Владивосток, 1968. Стр. 23.
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