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Novomoskovsk, Russia

En NameNovomoskovsk
Ru NameНовомосковск
Image SkylineNovomoskovsk Town Hall.JPG
Image CaptionTown hall
Map Label Positionbottom
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Novomoskovsk (Tula oblast).png
Image FlagFlag of Novomoskovsk (Tula oblast).png
Federal SubjectTula Oblast
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurNovomoskovsk Urban Okrug
Leader TitleMayor
Leader NameYelena Kozina
Representative BodyCity Duma
Pop 2010census131227
Pop 2010census Rank127th
Pop 2002census134081
Pop 2002census Rank123rd
Established Date1929
Prev Name1Bobriki
Prev Name1 Date1934
Prev Name2Stalinogorsk
Prev Name2 Date1961
Postal Codes301650
Dialing Codes48762
DateJune 2010

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Novomoskovsk ( ), called Bobriki ( ) before 1934 and Stalinogorsk ( ) between 1934 and 1961, is a city in Tula Oblast, Russia, located at the source of the Don and Shat Rivers. Population: 143,000 (1974); 107,000 (1959); 76,000 (1939).

The city originated in the 18th century as the family manor of Counts Bobrinsky, who industrialized it towards the end of the 19th century. In the Soviet period, the town continued to develop as a coal (lignite) mining center. The city was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor on January 14, 1971.

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