Add to favorite
russian visa

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

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.

Tags: Zhukovsky Moscow Region    



Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map

  (Moscow Region)

Cities of the region

    Sergiev Posad
    Pavlovsky Posad

travel to Russia  Surgutneftegas  Customs and Traditions  Shakira  Russian opposition  Exhibitions in Moscow  LGBT in Russia  Russian immigration  Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky  Russian Cinema  The House of Music  Echo of Moscow  Smoking in Russia  Stars of White Nights  Moscow  Colour Photography  Adygea  Tula  Ancient Books  Russian regions  Russian tourism  Vladimir Vysotsky  Darwin Museum  North Pole  Russian roads  Punk Rock  medicine  Fashion Futurum  international cooperation  Russian business  metro station Voykovskaya  Blues  Yekaterinburg  Sberbank  Bilibino  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  St. Petersburg  book hotel in Samara  Russian government  Jan Tsionglinsky  the Red Book  Active Travel  Museum Festival  Festivals in Moscow  alcohol market  Film Festivals  Sochi 2014  Architecture  Russian laws  Sheremetyevo Airport 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites