Murmansk (Russian: Му́рманск) is a port city and the administrative center of Murmansk Oblast in the far northwest part of Russia. It sits on both slopes and banks of a modest ria or fjord, Kola Bay, an estuarine inlet of the Barents Sea. Its bulk is on the east bank of the inlet. It is in the north of the rounded Kola Peninsula which covers most of the oblast (semi-autonomous region). The city is 108 km from the border with Norway and 182 km from the Finnish border. The city is named for the Murman Coast, an archaic term in Russian for Norway.
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