Нижний Новгород

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Object location56° 19′ 37″ N, 44° 00′ 27″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo Edit coordinates on Wikidata
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blazon Nizhny Novgorod, colloquially shortened to Nizhny, is a city in the administrative center of Volga Federal District and Nizhny Novgorod Oblast in Russia.
Nizhny Novgorod 
capital of the Volga Federal District in Russia
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Instance of city,
big city (1900s),
city with millions of inhabitants (1962)
Named after
LocationQ23898959, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia
Legislative body
Head of government
  • Vladimir Panov (17 January 2018, Mayor of Nizhny Novgorod)
Founded by
  • 1221
  • 1,264,075 (2017)
  • 410.6 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 200 metre
official website
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56° 19′ 36.84″ N, 44° 00′ 27″ E

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Shukhov Tower[edit]

Main gallery: Shukhov tower.