04 March 2011

#45 Saint Petersburg, Russia | RU-336089

Murmansk (RussianМу́рманскKildin SamiМурман ланнҍNorthern Sami:MurmánskaSkolt SamiMuurman) is a city and the administrative center of Murmansk OblastRussia. It serves as a seaport and is located in the extreme northwest part of Russia, on the Kola Bay, 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) from the Barents Sea on the northern shore of the Kola Peninsula, not far from Russia's borders with Norway and Finland. Population: 307,664 (2010 Census preliminary results); 336,137 (2002 Census); 468,039 (1989 Census). Despite its rapidly declining population, Murmansk remains the largest city north of the Arctic Circle.


Date of Issue: October 1, 2009 - Russian Kremlins

Thank you, VEti ! 

Received on: March 4, 2011 
Travel time: 18 days 
Distance: 304 km (189 miles)

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