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En NameAstrakhan
Ru NameАстрахань
Image SkylineAstrakhan panoramaofcenter.jpg
Image CaptionThe Volga embankment in downtown Astrakhan
Map Label Positionleft
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Astrakhan.png
Image FlagFlag of Astrakhan.png
Federal SubjectAstrakhan Oblast
Adm Ctr OfAstrakhan Oblast
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurAstrakhan Urban Okrug
Leader TitleCity Head
Leader NameSergey Bozhenov
Representative BodyCity Duma
Area Km2500
Pop 2010census520662
Pop 2010census Rank33rd
Pop 2002census504501
Pop 2002census Rank33rd
Established Date1558
Postal Codes414000..414057
Dialing Codes8512
DateMay 2010

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Astrakhan ( ; ; , ; , Haji-Tarkhan, whence Hashtarkhan, then Astrakhan) is a major city in southern European Russia and the administrative center of Astrakhan Oblast. The city lies on the left bank of the Volga River, close to where it discharges into the Caspian Sea at an altitude of 28 m below the sea level. Population:

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