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Federal district Northwest Russia
Oblast Arkhangelsk
Rajon Krasnoborsk
First mention Early 17th century
Earlier names Krasny Bor
population 4771 inhabitants
(as of Oct. 14, 2010)
Time zone UTC + 3
Telephone code (+7) 81840
Post Code 165430
License Plate 29
OKATO 11 230 804 001
Geographical location
Coordinates 61 ° 33 ′  N , 45 ° 56 ′  E Coordinates: 61 ° 33 ′ 30 ″  N , 45 ° 56 ′ 20 ″  E
Krasnoborsk (European Russia)
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Location in the western part of Russia
Krasnoborsk (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
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Location in Arkhangelsk Oblast
Krasnoborsk before 1917 drawn by Igor Grabar

Krasnoborsk ( Russian Краснобо́рск ) is a village (selo) in northwestern Russia . It belongs to the Arkhangelsk Oblast and has 4771 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010). It is the administrative center of the Krasnoborsk Raion of the same name .


Krasnoborsk is located about 428 km southeast of the Oblast capital Arkhangelsk . It is located on the left side of the Northern Dvina just below the confluence of the Uftyuga River ( Уфтюга ) in the same. The town of Kotlas is located about 50 kilometers upstream .


The first written records of the village date from the 17th century. At that time the village was called Krasny bor ( Красный бор ), which means red pine forest in German . With the administrative reform of Katarina the Great in 1780, Krasnoborsk became the administrative center of a Ujesd ( Красноборский уезд / Krasnoborski ujesd ). In 1796 the Krasnoborski Ujesd was dissolved and Krasnoborsk became part of the Vologda Governorate . At first it became an administrative free city ( Заштатный город / Saschtatny gorod ), but later lost this status. Towards the end of the tsarist times it belonged to the Ujesd Solvytschegodsk . At that time there was fishing and fish trading in Krasnoborsk. The place was also known for the production of belts made of lambswool.

Population development

The following overview shows the development of the population of Krasnoborsk.

        year         Residents
1897 671
1939 1879
1959 2894
1970 3575
1979 4792
1989 5110
2002 5030
2010 4771

Note: census data


Krasnoborsk is located directly on the car line Kotlas-Arkhangelsk. Regular buses run daily between Kotlas and Krasnoborsk. There is also a daily bus connection to Arkhangelsk via Kotlas. There is also a train connection to Krasnoborsk via the city of Kotlas.


The place is known for its handicrafts, especially wood carvings and wickerwork. Krasnoborsk is home to an art museum ( Красноборский историко-мемориальный и художественный музей имени С. И. Тупиц Iwanizynа , the founder of the museum, named after the founder of the museum, Sergey Tupиц Ivanov, the founder of the museum, Sergei Tupiizyn, Tupиц Ivanov, the founder of the museum, Sergey Tupiitsyn, the founder of the museum. In addition to traditional folk art, exhibits of regional handicrafts are also shown there. The museum also has a room dedicated to the famous Russian painter and polar explorer Alexander Alexejewitsch Borissow . Borisov was born in the Krasnoborsk area and lived here at the beginning of the 20th century. About 7 kilometers from the village is the spa Solonicha ( Солониха ).

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b Itogi Vserossijskoj perepisi naselenija 2010 goda. Tom 1. Čislennostʹ i razmeščenie naselenija (Results of the All-Russian Census 2010. Volume 1. Number and distribution of the population). Tables 5 , pp. 12-209; 11 , pp. 312–979 (download from the website of the Federal Service of State Statistics of the Russian Federation); Čislennost 'naselenija po municipal'nym obrazovanijam i naselennym punktam Archangel'skoj oblasti, vključaja Neneckij avtonomnyj okru Itogi Vserossijskoj perepisi naselenija 2010 Goda (population number of municipal structure and places the Arkhangelsk including the Autonomous circles Nenets results of the All-Russian census 2010.) Table (Download from the website of the Federal Service for State Statistics of Arkhangelsk Oblast)
  2. ^ 1897 census results demoskop weekly (Russian) .
  3. Pomorskaja ėnciklopedija: Tom 1 Istorija Archangel'skogo Severa . Pomorskij gosudarstvennyj universitet, Arkhangelsk 2001, ISBN 5-88086-147-3 , p. 205
  4. Krasnoborsk Art Museum on