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Alexander Nevsky Church
Alexander Nevsky Church
Flag of Yegoryevsk
Coat of arms of Yegoryevsk
Coat of arms
Location of Yegoryevsk
Yegoryevsk is located in Russia
Location of Yegoryevsk
Yegoryevsk is located in Moscow Oblast
Yegoryevsk (Moscow Oblast)
Coordinates: 55°23?N 39°03?E / 55.383°N 39.050°E / 55.383; 39.050Coordinates: 55°23?N 39°03?E / 55.383°N 39.050°E / 55.383; 39.050
Federal subjectMoscow Oblast[1]
Administrative districtYegoryevsky District[1]
Known since1462
Town status since1778
 o Total29 km2 (11 sq mi)
150 m (490 ft)
 o Total70,081
 o Estimate 
73,766 (+5.3%)
 o Rank226th in 2010
 o Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
 o Capital ofYegoryevsky District[1], Town of Yegoryevsk[1]
 o Municipal districtYegoryevsky Municipal District[4]
 o Urban settlementYegoryevsk Urban Settlement[4]
 o Capital ofYegoryevsky Municipal District[4], Yegoryevsk Urban Settlement[4]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[5])
Postal code(s)[6]
140300-140306, 140308
OKTMO ID46722000001
Twin townsZgurivkaEdit this on Wikidata

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.

General view of Moscow street at the beginning of the XX century
Kazan Church and the Red Cathedral (St. George)
Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
Holy Trinity maiden Mariinsky monastery
Weaving factory M. N. Bardygin

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Yegoryevsk serves as the administrative center of Yegoryevsky District.[1] As an administrative division, it is, together with sixty-two rural localities, incorporated within Yegoryevsky District as the Town of Yegoryevsk.[1] As a municipal division, the Town of Yegoryevsk is incorporated within Yegoryevsky Municipal District as Yegoryevsk Urban Settlement.[4]


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.


Yegoryevsk was home to the 924th Center of Combat Application for UAVs, prior to the center being reincorporated in Kolomna as the 1327th UAV Combat Training Center in 2009.[7]

Notable people

Olympic gymnast Aliya Mustafina was born and raised in Yegoryevsk.

Twin towns and sister cities

Yegoryevsk is twinned with:



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Resolution #123-PG
  2. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "? 2010 ?.  1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. ? 2010 ? [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  3. ^ "26. ? ? 1 2018 ?". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e Law #152/2004-OZ
  5. ^ " ? ?". - ? (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ . ?- ? . (Russian Post). (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  7. ^ Jane's International Defense Review: IDR. Jane's Information Group. 2004. p. 18.


  • ? ? ?. ? No123-  28 2010 ?. « ? - ? ? ?», ? . ? No252-  26 ? 2015 ?. «? ? ? - ? ? ?». : " ? ? ", No10, 30 ? 2010 ?. (Governor of Moscow Oblast. Resolution #123-PG of September 28, 2010 On the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast, as amended by the Resolution #252-PG of June 26, 2015 On Amending the Inventory Data of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units of Moscow Oblast. ).
  • ? ?.  No152/2004-  25 2004 ?. «? ? ? ? ? ? ? », ? . No146/2010-  26 2010 ? «? ? ? ? "? ? ? ? ? ? ? "». ? ? ?  ?. : "? ?. ", No231, 4 ? 2004 ?. (Moscow Oblast Duma. Law #152/2004-OZ of November 25, 2004 On the Status and the Borders of Yegoryevsky Municipal District and the Newly Established Municipal Formations It Comprises, as amended by the Law #146/2010-OZ of November 26, 2010 On Amending the Law of Moscow Oblast "On the Status and the Borders of Yegoryevsky Municipal District and the Newly Established Municipal Formations It Comprises". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).
  • Russian article about Yegoryevsk in Wikipedia

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