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Altai region
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Amur region
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Arkhangelsk region
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Astrakhan region
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Belgorod region
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Volgograd region
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Voronezh region
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Ski resorts in Russia
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Transbaikal region
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Gold ring
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Irkutsk region
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Kaliningrad region
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Kaluga region
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Kemerovo region
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Krasnodar region
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Krasnoyarsk region
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Saint Petersburg
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Magadan Region
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Mineral water
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Moscow
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Murmansk region
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Nizhny Novgorod Region
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Novosibirsk
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Omsk region
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Orenburg region
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Penza region
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Perm region
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Primorsky Krai
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Republic of Bashkortostan
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The Republic of Buryatia
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The Republic of Dagestan
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Komi Republic
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Republic of Tatarstan
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Rostov region
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Samara Region
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Saint Petersburg
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Saratov region
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Sakhalin region
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Sverdlovsk
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Stavropol region
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Tomsk region
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Tyumen region
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Udmurt Republic
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Ulyanovsk region
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Khabarovsk region
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Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area
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Chelyabinsk region
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Chechen Republic
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Novokuznetsk
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15.08.2022
Arkhangelsk
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15.08.2022
Khanty-Mansiysk
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15.08.2022
Saratov
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Anapa
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15.08.2022
Kemerovo
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15.08.2022
Tyumen
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15.08.2022
Ufa
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15.08.2022
Kazan
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15.08.2022
Pskov
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15.08.2022
Izhevsk
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15.08.2022
Krasnodar
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15.08.2022
Krasnaya Polyana
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15.08.2022
Orsk
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15.08.2022
Belgorod
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15.08.2022
Surgut
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15.08.2022
Samara
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15.08.2022
Astrakhan
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15.08.2022
Nizhnevartovsk
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15.08.2022
Blagoveshchensk
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15.08.2022
Pereslavl-Zalessky
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15.08.2022
Omsk
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15.08.2022
Nizhnekamsk
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15.08.2022
Makhachkala
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15.08.2022
Khabarovsk
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15.08.2022
Orenburg
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15.08.2022
Kaluga
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15.08.2022
Syktyvkar
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15.08.2022
Tomsk
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15.08.2022
Rostov-na-Donu
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15.08.2022
Chelyabinsk
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15.08.2022
Murmansk
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15.08.2022
Nizhniy Novgorod
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15.08.2022
Kaliningrad
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15.08.2022
Vladivostok
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15.08.2022
Ulan-Ude
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15.08.2022
Barnaul
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15.08.2022
Ulyanovsk
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15.08.2022
Krasnoyarsk
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15.08.2022
Volgograd
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15.08.2022
Magadan
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15.08.2022
Novosibirsk
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15.08.2022
Irkutsk
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15.08.2022
Perm
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15.08.2022
Tula
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15.08.2022
Chita
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15.08.2022
Penza
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15.08.2022
Stavropol
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15.08.2022
Grozny
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15.08.2022
Mineralnye Vody
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15.08.2022
Saint Petersburg
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15.08.2022
Voronezh
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15.08.2022
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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15.08.2022
Yekaterinburg
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15.08.2022

Saint Petersburg city

 

Information about the region

St. Petersburg, a city of federal significance, was founded in 1703. In 1712-1918 - the capital of the Russian state.

Geographical position

St. Petersburg is located in the northwest of the Russian Federation, on the coast of the Gulf of Finland and at the mouth of the Neva River. The city is bordered on all sides by the Leningrad Region.

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The area of ​​the city is 1439 sq. km, population - 5.2 million people (2016).

Climatic features

The climate of St. Petersburg is temperate, transitional from temperate continental to temperate maritime. This type of climate is explained by the geographic location and atmospheric circulation characteristic of the Leningrad region. The influence of the cyclones of the Baltic Sea gives hot, humid and short summers and long, cold, damp winters. St. Petersburg has an average of 62 sunny days per year. Therefore, cloudy, cloudy days prevail for most of the year. The length of the day in St. Petersburg varies from 5 hours 51 minutes on December 22 to 18 hours 50 minutes on June 22. The so-called White Nights are observed in the city (it is generally believed that they occur on May 25-6 and end on July 16-17), when the sun sinks below the horizon. The average air temperature in St. Petersburg is + 5.8C.The coldest month in the city is February with an average temperature of -5.8C. The warmest month is July, with an average daily temperature of + 18.8C.

Tourist opportunities

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St. Petersburg, which is called the Northern Palmyra, is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and the world. The elegant architecture of the city was created by Rastrelli, Trezzini, Voronikhin, Rossi, Kvassov, Quarenghi, Montferrand and other great masters. The combination of architecture from different eras and styles gives St. Petersburg a unique charm.

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The city has many attractions that will be of interest to the most discerning tourists.

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The Peter and Paul Fortress, located on the Hare Island, is one of the main attractions of the city, which marked the beginning of its construction. The fortress was founded by Peter I in May 1703. In the same year, the Ioannovsky Bridge was built, connecting Zayachiy Island with Gorodovy (or Berezovy), on which the city was later built. From the time of Peter to the October Revolution, there was a prison for political prisoners in the Peter and Paul Fortress, which was called the "Russian Bastille". In the Trubetskoy bastion of the fortress, you can get acquainted with the history of prisoners, among whom there are many famous names. Also on the territory of the fortress was the Mint.

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One of the largest museum complexes in the world, the Hermitage, is located in St. Petersburg. The museum, consisting of 7 buildings, is located on Palace Square, Millionnaya Square and the Neva embankment. 400 rooms provide visitors with the opportunity to get acquainted with more than three million exhibits - sculptures, paintings by famous sculptors and painters, ancient weapons, armor, Japanese and Chinese works of art, archaeological finds and many others. It will take several days to see all the exhibits.

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The State Russian Museum displays the world's most complete collection of fine art by Russian masters from the 10th to the 20th centuries. The collection includes over 400,000 items.

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St. Isaac's Cathedral, built in the name of St. Isaac of Dalmatia, was formerly the main cathedral of the Russian Empire. This is one of the largest Christian churches in the world, capable of accommodating 10 thousand people. Its construction took 40 years, the author of the project was Auguste Montferrand, and many outstanding artists participated in the design - Bryullov, Pimenov, Bruni, Vitali, Klodt. A pound of malachite, one and a half tons of lapis lazuli and 400 kilograms of pure gold were used to decorate the cathedral.

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One of the most interesting excursions in St. Petersburg is the water one. You can travel along the canals and rivers of the city by boat or boat. Such an excursion will allow you to see the city from a different angle, swim under the old bridges, admire the centuries-old stone masonry, see powerful metal structures up close, visit the most beautiful corners in one day. And at midnight you can admire how bridges are raised to open the passage to the sea for ships.

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From June 11 to July 2, St. Petersburg is the time of the famous White Nights, which have long become another symbol of this beautiful city. During white nights, natural light remains on the verge of twilight. At this time, the International Music Festival "White Nights" and the festival "Scarlet Sails" for graduates take place.

Sights:

  • Palace Square and Winter Palace (Hermitage)
  • Peter-Pavel's Fortress
  • Saint Isaac's Cathedral
  • Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Smolny Cathedral
  • Kazan Cathedral
  • Russian Museum
  • Yusupov Palace
  • Spit of Vasilyevsky Island
  • Bronze Horseman
  • Admiralty
  • Mariinsky Theatre
  • Museum-reserve "Peterhof"
  • Museum-reserve "Tsarskoe Selo"
  • Museum-reserve "Pavlovsk"
  • Strelna (Konstantinovsky Palace)

For more information about the region, see the Internet resources of the state authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation.