Vyatskiye Polyany

Vyatskiye Polyany (English)
Вятские Поляны (Russian)
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Location of Kirov Oblast in Russia
Vyatskiye Polyany
Location of Vyatskiye Polyany in Kirov Oblast
Coordinates: 56°13′26″N 51°03′48″E / 56.22389°N 51.06333°E / 56.22389; 51.06333Coordinates: 56°13′26″N 51°03′48″E / 56.22389°N 51.06333°E / 56.22389; 51.06333
Coat of arms
Administrative status (as of April 2008)
Country Russia
Federal subject Kirov Oblast[1]
Administratively subordinated to Town of Vyatskiye Polyany[1]
Administrative center of Vyatskopolyansky District,[1] Town of Vyatskiye Polyany[1]
Municipal status (as of April 2012)
Urban okrug Vyatskiye Polyany Urban Okrug[2]
Administrative center of Vyatskiye Polyany Urban Okrug,[2] Vyatskopolyansky Municipal District[2]
Population (2010 Census) 35,162 inhabitants[3]
Time zone MSK (UTC+03:00)[4]
Known since 1596[5]
Town status since 1942
Official website
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Vyatskiye Polyany (Russian: Вя́тские Поля́ны) is a town in Kirov Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Vyatka River, 350 kilometers (220 mi) southeast of Kirov. Population: 35,162(2010 Census);[3] 40,282(2002 Census);[6] 44,513(1989 Census).[7]


It has been known since 1596.[5] A railway passed through it in 1915. Urban-type settlement status was granted to it in 1938 and town status—in 1942.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Vyatskiye Polyany serves as the administrative center of Vyatskopolyansky District, even though it is not a part of it.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the Town of Vyatskiye Polyany—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the Town of Vyatskiye Polyany is incorporated as Vyatskiye Polyany Urban Okrug.[2]


Vyatskiye Polyany is a town with economy centered on a single enterprise, the Molot factory. The factory was active in machine building and was oriented to the military industry. In 2009, it became unprofitable, and in 2010, it stopped. The salaries were not paid for months. The authorities initiated the programs of diversification of the industry and of reorientation of the factory.[8]



  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Law #387-ZO
  2. 1 2 3 4 Law #284-ZO
  3. 1 2 Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  4. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of July 03, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  5. 1 2 Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 101. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9.
  6. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "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] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). Retrieved August 9, 2014.
  7. Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014.
  8. Вятские Поляны и его градообразующее предприятие. Справка (in Russian). РИА Новости. Retrieved 11 January 2012.


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