Domodedovo (town)
Domodedovo is a town in Moscow Oblast
Moscow Oblast
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, Russia
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, located 37 kilometres (23 mi) south of Moscow
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. Population: The increase of population is due to the merger of three neighboring inhabited localities into the town in 2004.

Domodedovo was founded in 1900 as a settlement next to a railroad station under the same name. It was called after a nearby village of Domodedovo, which is known to have existed since 1410. It was granted town status in 1947. The Domodedovo International Airport
Domodedovo International Airport
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is located a few kilometers away from Domodedovo.

The local newspaper is Prizyv, one local TV-station DKTV-39.

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