Uglegorsk, Amur Oblast

Uglegorsk (Russian Углегорск ) is a closed city ( SATO ) in the Russian Amur Oblast with 5892 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ). The place with the status of an urban-type settlement was 1969-1985 under the name Svobodny -18 ( for the nearest major city Svobodny ) as quarters for a location near ICBM base.

The city is located 20 kilometers east Schimanowsk and about 100 kilometers east of the border with the People's Republic of China on a tributary of the Zeya. The next major Russian city is about 200 kilometers south of Blagoveshchensk -on-Amur.

From 2015, the Vostochny Cosmodrome good 20 kilometers southeast of Uglegorsk to serve as a replacement for the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


Note: Census data