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En NameMurmansk
Ru NameМурманск
Image SkylineMurmanskHarbour.jpg
Image CaptionMurmansk Port
Map Label Positionleft
Image CoaRUS Murmansk COA.svg
Image FlagFlag of Murmansk Oblast.svg
HolidayOctober 4
Federal SubjectMurmansk Oblast
Adm Ctr OfMurmansk Oblast
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurMurmansk Urban Okrug
Leader TitleHead
Leader NameStepan Tananykin
Representative BodyCouncil of Deputies
Area Km2150.55
Pop 2010census307664
Pop 2010census Rank61st
Pop 2002census336137
Pop 2002census Rank52nd
Established DateOctober 4, 1916
Prev Name1Romanov-on-Murman
Prev Name1 DateApril 1917
Postal Codes183000..183099
Dialing Codes8152
DateJune 2010

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Murmansk ( ; ; ; ) is a city and the administrative center of Murmansk Oblast, Russia. It serves as a seaport and is located in the extreme northwest part of Russia, on the Kola Bay, 12 km from the Barents Sea on the northern shore of the Kola Peninsula, not far from Russia's borders with Norway and Finland. Population: Despite its rapidly declining population, Murmansk remains the largest city north of the Arctic Circle.

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