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Velikiye Luki

Town in Pskov Oblast, Russia / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Velikiye Luki (Russian: Вели́кие Лу́ки, IPA: [vʲɪˈlʲikʲɪjə ˈlukʲɪ]; lit. great meanders[10] or longbows) is a town in Pskov Oblast, Russia, located on the meandering Lovat River. It is the second largest town in Pskov Oblast; population: 86,711(2021 Census);[11] 98,778(2010 Census);[4] 104,979(2002 Census);[12] 113,745(1989 Census).[13] Velikiye Luki is a City of Military Glory, an honor bestowed on it because of the courage and heroism its citizens displayed during World War II.

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Velikiye Luki
Velikiye Luki (Pskov Oblast)
Coordinates: 56°20′N 30°32′E
Federal subjectPskov Oblast[1]
First mentioned1166[2]
Town status since1777
  BodyCity Duma[3]
100 m (300 ft)
91,435 (−7.4%)
  Rank169th in 2010
  Subordinated toTown of Velikiye Luki[1]
  Capital ofVelikoluksky District, Town of Velikiye Luki[1]
  Urban okrugVelikiye Luki Urban Okrug[6]
  Capital ofVelikiye Luki Urban Okrug[6], Velikoluksky Municipal District[6]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK [7])
Postal code(s)[8]
Dialing code(s)+7 81153[9]
OKTMO ID58710000001