Nevinnomyssk

Nevinnomyssk

[nuh-vin-uh-misk; Russ. nyi-vyi-nuh-misk]
Nevinnomyssk (Невинномы́сск) is a city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, located on both banks of the Kuban River at its confluence with the Bolshoy Zelenchuk River some 54 km south of Stavropol. Population: 129,200 (2007 est.); 132,141 (2002 Census); 121,355 (1989 Census); 92,000 (1973); 40,000 (1959).

Nevinnomyssk was founded in 1825 as a stanitsa near a small fort. It was granted town status in 1939. The Nevinnomyssk Canal starts in Nevinnomyssk.

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