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Улья́новск
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Улья́новск (тат. Сембер, чуваш. Чĕмпĕр, эрз. Ульянонь ош) — город в России, административный центр Ульяновской области. Расположен на Приволжской возвышенности, на берегах Волги (Куйбышевское водохранилище) и Свияги в месте их максимального сближения. Находится в 893 км к востоку от Москвы.


Основан по указу царя Алексея Михайловича окольничьим Богданом Матвеевичем Хитрово в 1648 году как крепость, с целью защиты восточных границ Московского государства от набега кочевников. Население 603,8 тыс. чел. (2009). Мэр города — Пинков Александр Петрович

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