Central square in Navashino
Coat of arms
Location of Navashino
Location of Navashino
Navashino (Nizhny Novgorod Oblast)
Coordinates: 55°33′N 42°12′E / 55.550°N 42.200°E / 55.550; 42.200Coordinates: 55°33′N 42°12′E / 55.550°N 42.200°E / 55.550; 42.200
Federal subjectNizhny Novgorod Oblast[2]
Town status since1957
85 m (279 ft)
 • Total16,416
 • Estimate 
14,830 (−9.7%)
 • Subordinated totown of oblast significance of Navashino[2]
 • Capital oftown of oblast significance of Navashino[2]
 • Urban okrugNavashinsky Urban Okrug[5]
 • Capital ofNavashinsky Urban Okrug[5]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
OKTMO ID22730000001
Navashino population
2010 Census16,416[3]
2002 Census17,810[8]
1989 Census18,946[9]
1979 Census17,490[10]

Navashino (Russian: Нава́шино) is a town in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located on a branch of the Oka River, 10 km east of Murom and 158 kilometers (98 mi) southwest of Nizhny Novgorod. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 16,416.[3]


The town of Navashino was founded in 1957 by merging two neighboring settlements of Mordovshchikovo and Lipnya and named after the nearby railway station of Navashino.[citation needed] A railway was built in the area in 1912.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with fifty rural localities, incorporated as the town of oblast significance of Navashino—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[2] As a municipal division, the town of oblast significance of Navashino is incorporated as Navashinsky Urban Okrug.[5]

Until May 2015, the town served as the administrative center of Navashinsky District and, within the framework of administrative divisions, was incorporated within that district as a town of district significance.[11] As a municipal division, it was incorporated as Navashino Urban Settlement within Navashinsky Municipal District.[12]


OAO Okskaya Sudoverf is headquartered in Navashino. The shipbuilding company, originating from a local shipyard founded in 1907, builds boats for Volga and sea navigation. Some of their tankers are to be sold to customers as far afield as Malaysia's Petronas, which plans to use the vessels at its Caspian subsidiary.[13]


A new road bridge over the Oka River was opened in October 2009 near Navashino.



  1. ^ Order #3-od
  2. ^ a b c d Law #184-Z
  3. ^ a b c Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  4. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Law #58-Z
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  8. ^ 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).
  9. ^ 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]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  10. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 г. Национальный состав населения по регионам России [All Union Population Census of 1979. Ethnic composition of the population by regions of Russia] (XLS). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 года [All-Union Population Census of 1979] (in Russian). 1979 – via Demoscope Weekly (website of the Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics.
  11. ^ Order #3-od; revision prior to May 22, 2015
  12. ^ Law #163-Z
  13. ^ «Окскую судоверфь» прибило к Малайзии // Предприятие нашло покупателей для своих танкеров-химовозов