Talitsa, Talitsky District, Sverdlovsk Oblast

For other places with the same name, see Talitsa.

Coordinates: 57°01′N 63°43′E / 57.017°N 63.717°E / 57.017; 63.717

Talitsa (Russian: Талица) is a town and the administrative center of Talitsky District of Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Pyshma River (Ob's basin), near the YekaterinburgTyumen segment of Trans-Siberian Railway, 219 kilometers (136 mi) east of Yekaterinburg. Population: 16,225(2010 Census);[1] 18,860(2002 Census);[2] 19,888(1989 Census).[3]


It was founded in 1732 as a settlement near a large liquor factory. The Trans-Siberian railway station was opened in 1885. The settlement was granted town status in 1942.


Food, biochemical and pharmaceutical (chlortetracycline) industries have traditionally been strong in Talitsa. Forestry occupies another large section of the town's economy. The Talitsa Forestry College hosts a large collection of plants in its arboretum downtown Talitsa. The town is also famous for its handmade carpets.


The nearest railway station is located in the settlement of Troitsky, situated 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) north of Talitsa.

Notable people


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  2. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). Retrieved August 9, 2014.
  3. Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014.
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