|Kaliningrad is a city in Russia, administrative center of Kaliningrad oblast. Located at the confluence of the river Pregolya in Kaliningrad Bay. Is the Western regional center of the country. An important transport hub, sea and river port. Large center of mechanical engineering. The internal division of the city is represented by three administrative districts. The population of 431,5 thousand people, 82,37% of Russian, of 5.31% Belarusians, 4,94% of Ukrainians, or 1.46% of Lithuanians.
Telephone code: 7 401 2. Postcode: 236000. Automobile codes: 39, 91.
Based in 1255, on the site of a Prussian settlement Twangle. Was named königsberg (translated as "king's mountain" ) in honor of king of the Czech Republic. 1945 of the year belonged to Germany. At the Potsdam conference was transferred to the Soviet Union. In 1946 year, after the death of Mikhail Kalinin, was renamed Kaliningrad in his honour.