Orekhovo-Zuyevo

Orekhovo-Zuyevo

Orekhovo-Zuyevo (Russian: Оре́хово-Зу́ево) is an industrial city in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located 85 kilometers (53 mi) east of Moscow in a forested area on the Klyazma River (a tributary of the Oka). Orekhovo (Russian: Оре́хово), often pronounced only as Orekh, is a Russian word which means walnuts, walnut wood, or walnut trees. The city was established in 1917 when three villages (Orekhovo, Zuyevo, and Nikolskoye) were merged, hence its name.[8] Population: 120,670 (2010 Census);[4]122,248 (2002 Census);[9]137,198 (1989 Census).[10]

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