Alexander Nevsky Church
|Federal subject||Moscow Oblast|
|Administrative district||Yegoryevsky District|
|Town status since||1778|
|o Total||29 km2 (11 sq mi)|
|Elevation||150 m (490 ft)|
| o Estimate |
|o Rank||226th in 2010|
|o Density||2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)|
|o Capital of||Yegoryevsky District, Town of Yegoryevsk|
|o Municipal district||Yegoryevsky Municipal District|
|o Urban settlement||Yegoryevsk Urban Settlement|
|o Capital of||Yegoryevsky Municipal District, Yegoryevsk Urban Settlement|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (MSK )|
Yegoryevsk (Russian: ?) is a town and the administrative center of Yegoryevsk Urban Settlement in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Guslitsa River 114 kilometers (71 mi) southeast of Moscow.
Yegoryevsk was named honor of St. Egory, that is Saint George.
It has been known since 1462 as the village of Vysokoye (). Town status was granted to it in 1778. The newborn town was quite small. There were only 280 males and 295 females. These were mostly merchants and burgesses (. ?).
Yegoryevsk was famous for its annual fairs, where bread was mainly sold. In the 19th century, Yegoryevsk became the center of the textile industry. Since 1845, the Khludov brothers cotton factory has been operating. It has survived to this day and its watches are one of the main sights of the town. Yegoryevsk also owed his development to the mayor in 1872-1901 N. M. Bardygin. According to his order, the Moscow architect I.T. Baryutin built the Egoryevsk Mechanical and Electrical Engineering School named after Tsarevich Alexei, the Holy Trinity Mariinsky Convent was rebuilt.
Also, Egorievsk is an important center of Old Believers.
Within the framework of administrative divisions, Yegoryevsk serves as the administrative center of Yegoryevsky District. As an administrative division, it is, together with sixty-two rural localities, incorporated within Yegoryevsky District as the Town of Yegoryevsk. As a municipal division, the Town of Yegoryevsk is incorporated within Yegoryevsky Municipal District as Yegoryevsk Urban Settlement.
The town is home to many historic buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as a museum with both art and artifacts of daily life in earlier centuries.
Olympic gymnast Aliya Mustafina was born and raised in Yegoryevsk.
Yegoryevsk is twinned with: