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En NameBalashikha
Ru NameБалашиха
Map Label Positiontop
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Balashikha (Moscow oblast) (1999).png
Image FlagFlag of Balashikha (Moscow oblast).png
Federal SubjectMoscow Oblast
Adm Ctr OfBalashikhinsky District
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurBalashikha Urban Okrug
Leader TitleHead
Leader NameVladimir Samodelov
Representative BodyCouncil of Deputies
Area Km228.72
Pop 2010census215353
Pop 2010census Rank86th
Pop 2002census147909
Pop 2002census Rank115th
Established Date1830
Postal Codes143xxx
Dialing Codes495
DateMay 2010

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Balashikha ( ) is a city in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on the Pekhorka River 1 km east of Moscow. It is known for its unique river and waterway system. The Pekhorka River system covers an area of 40 km from north to south and 20 km from east to west, and many small lakes and ponds were created by damming to provide water power for the cotton mills in the 19th century. Population: 92,400 (1970).

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