Nizhny Novgorod · Population

Question: What is the population of Nizhny Novgorod? Answer: Nizhny Novgorod (Nizhniy Novgorod, Нижний Новгород), Russia (Administrative unit: Niznij Novgorod (Nizhny Novgorod) (Нижний Новгород)) - last known population is ≈ 1 267 800 (year 2015). This was 0.884% of total Russia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2015 (+0.27%/year), Nizhny Novgorod population in 2017 would be: 1 274 682*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1959-1970] +2.14 %/year
[1970-1979] +1.37 %/year
[1979-1989] +0.68 %/year
[1989-2002] -0.71 %/year
[2002-2010] -0.59 %/year
[2010-2015] +0.27 %/year


GPS coordinates: 56.329, 44.002

Local time in Nizhny Novgorod: 00:02 Thursday GMT+3.

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Nizhny Novgorod on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1959c, 1970c, 1979c, 1989c, 2002c, 2010c, 2015e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Federal State Statistics Service Russia In English
Федеральная служба государственной статистики На русском
Всероссийской переписи населения 2010 года
Всесоюзная перепись населения 1959 года
Всесоюзная перепись населения 1970 года.
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).