Definitions for vladivostokˌvlæd əˈvɒs tɒk, -vəˈstɒk
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Vla•di•vos•tokˌvlæd əˈvɒs tɒk, -vəˈstɒk(n.)
a seaport in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Sea of Japan: eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. 648,000.
Category: Geography (places)
a seaport in the Asian part of Russia
Seaport in Eastern Russia on the Sea of Japan near North Korea, administrative centre of Primorsky Krai.
Vladivostok is a city and the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located at the head of the Golden Horn Bay, not far from Russia's borders with China and North Korea. The population of the city, according to the 2010 Census, is 592,034, down from 594,701 recorded in the 2002 Census. The city is the home port of the Russian Pacific Fleet and the largest Russian port on the Pacific Ocean. In 2012, Vladivostok hosted the 24th Summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. In preparation for the event, the infrastructure of the city was renovated and improved. Two giant cable-stayed bridges were constructed in Vladivostok, namely the Zolotoy Rog Bridge over the Golden Horn Bay in the center of the city, and the Russky Bridge from the mainland to Russky Island, where the summit took place. The latter bridge is the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world.
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