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Zhukovsky is a Russian town in the Moscow Region.

The town population is about 106.2 thousand people as of 2012.

It is located in the Central Russian Upland, on the Moskva River, 32 km to the southeast of Moscow. It has the railway station Otdykh.

Aero holidays with display of the latest equipment are traditionally held in Zhukovsky. It is a science town of the Russian Federation. Its territory makes 32 sq.km.

History of Zhukovsky

Zhukovsky was founded in 1935 as a housing estate named Otdykh, which was soon renamed into Stakhanovo after the miner A.G.Stakhanov (1905-77) famous at that time.

It became Stakhanovo working settlement in 1938. In 1947 it was transformed into a town and was named Zhukovsky in honor of the founder of modern aerodynamics N.E.Zhukovsky (1847-1921). The name was given with due regard to the aviation profile of the city.



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