(Невинномы́сск) is a city
in Stavropol Krai
, 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.