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Chkalovsk is a town and the administrative center of Chkalovsky District in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Volga River, 95km northwest of Nizhny Novgorod, the administrative center of the oblast. Population:HistoryIt has been known since the 12th century as Vasilyeva Sloboda, named so in honor of its founder Prince Vasily Yuryevich, the son of Yury Dolgoruky. For a long time the territory belonged to Prince Shuysky who eventually became Tsar Vasily Shuysky.The famous Russian pilot Valery Chkalov was born in 1904 in Vasilyovo. In 1937, Vasilyovo was renamed Chkalovsk after him and in 1955 it was granted town status. Most of the original village was flooded by the Gorky Reservoir after the construction of Gorky Hydroelectric Station in 1955.Administrative and municipal statusWithin the framework of administrative divisions, Chkalovsk serves as the administrative center of Chkalovsky District. As an administrative division, it is incorporated within Chkalovsky District as the town of district significance of Chkalovsk. As a municipal division, the town of district significance of Chkalovsk is incorporated within Chkalovsky Municipal District as Chkalovsk Urban Settlement.
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