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Russian locality
Local nameИваново
Federal subjectIvanovo Oblast
Administrative center ofIvanovo Oblast
Municipal status
Urban okrugIvanovo Urban Okrug
HeadAlexander Fomin
Area km2104.8
Custom SDFounded (1561)
Postal code24401
Dialing code4932

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Ivanovo ( ) is a city and the administrative center of Ivanovo Oblast, Russia. Population:

Ivanovo has traditionally been called the textile capital of Russia. Since most textile workers are women, it has also been known as the "City of Brides". Probably the most famous of the city's female natives was the postmodern French writer Nathalie Sarraute.

It is home to Ivanovo Severny, which is one of the largest military airlift bases in Russia. Civilian air services are provided at Ivanovo Yuzhny Airport.

Ivanovo has several educational institutions: Ivanovo State University, Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology, Ivanovo Medical Academy, Ivanovo Architectural Academy, Ivanovo State Power University(ISPU). University of Chemistry is one of the oldest Universities in the town. It prepares specialists in chemistry.

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