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Zhigulevsk

Zhigulyovsk is a town in Samara Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Volga River in the Samara Bend near the Zhiguli Mountains, 92km west of Samara. Population:EtymologyThe name Zhigulyovsk is taken from the Zhiguli Mountains, but they are named for an earlier settlement of Zhigulyovka, itself probably named for an early inhabitant, Zhegul.HistoryThe town occupies the territories of former villages of Otvazhnoye (, known since 1840) and Morkvashi (, known since 1647). The work settlement of Otvazhny was built here to develop the oil deposits. In 1949, it was merged with the villages and renamed Zhigulyovsk. It was granted town status in 1952.Administrative and municipal statusWithin the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with five rural localities, incorporated as the town of oblast significance of Zhigulyovsk—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of oblast significance of Zhigulyovsk is incorporated as Zhigulyovsk Urban Okrug.
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