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Pskov (English)
Псков (Russian)
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Kremlin in Pskov 1.JPG
Krom (or Kremlin) in Pskov
Map of Russia - Pskov Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Pskov Oblast in Russia
Pskov is located in Pskov Oblast
Coordinates: 57°49′N 28°20′E / 57.817°N 28.333°E / 57.817; 28.333Coordinates: 57°49′N 28°20′E / 57.817°N 28.333°E / 57.817; 28.333
Flag of Pskov (Pskov oblast).png
Coat of arms
City Day July 23
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Pskov Oblast
Administrative center of Pskov Oblast, Pskovsky District
Municipal status
Urban okrug Pskov Urban Okrug
City Head Ivan Tsetsersky
Representative body City Duma
Area 95.5 km2 (36.9 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census,
203,281 inhabitants[1]
Rank in 2010 91st
Population (2002 Census) 202,780 inhabitants[2]
Rank in 2002 90th
Density 2,129/km2 (5,514/sq mi)[3]
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)
Founded 903
Postal code(s) 180xxx
Dialing code(s) +7 8112
Official website

Pskov (Russian: Псков, ancient Russian spelling Пльсковъ (Pleskov)) is an old city in the northwest of Russia. It is about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River.

Sister cities

Pskov is twinned with the following cities:


  1. "Предварительные итоги Всероссийской переписи населения 2010 года [Preliminary results of the 2010 All-Russian Population Census]" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2012.
  2. "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012.
  3. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.

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