|Serpukhov is a town in Moscow region in Russia. Located on the Nara river, in 99 km from Moscow. Has a diploma for sohraninie and support cultural and historical nasleniya pobeditelem is the first international review contest "the Best city of the CIS". Is an important industrial center, particularly the development of cotton production. Awarded the Order Patriotic war of I degree. The population of 123,1 thousand people, 93,7% of Russian, of 2.19% of Ukrainians.
Telephone code: 7 496 7. Postcode: 142200. Automobile codes: 50, 90, 150, 190.
the First mention is found in the spiritual letter of Ivan Kalita in 1339 year, the same year is considered the founding date of the city. There are several versions of the origin of its name, however, none is generally accepted.