|Kolpino is a city in Russia, municipal education in the Kolpinsky district of the Federal city of St. Petersburg. Located on the Izhora river (a tributary of the Neva), 26 km from the centre of Saint-Petersburg. Bears the title of city of military glory. Is a developed industrial district of St. Petersburg. Through the city runs the railway line Moscow - St.-Petersburg. The number of 138 thousand people, 84,73% Russian, 1,87% of Ukrainians, of 1.17% of Belarusians.
Telephone code: 7 2 812. Postal codes: 196650-196658. Automobile codes: 78, 98, 178.
Based in 1722 year as a settlement for workers of factories of the naval Department. The received city status in 1912 year. The name comes from the Baltic-Slavic word "kolp", meaning wild geese.