VLADIVOSTOK. January 8. VOSTOK-MEDIA – The quantity of marriages contracted in the year 2008 exceeds by 10 that of the previous year. This year there were 192 marriages in comparison with 182 in the previous.
Around 150 marriages with foreigners were contracted. The citizens of Korea, Australia, Japan, Holland, China and even Morocco and Cuba expressed their wish to marry the citizens of our city.
In the previous year there were fewer marriages between non-adults, and the quantity of divorces reduced. The experts state the average age of marrying people is 25-34.
We are approaching to the international standards where people are making their career at first and only then create their family.
The oldest couple of the year became groom and the bride at the age of 72 and 67. There was also the marriage where groom was 78 years old.