Ten of the smallest cities from Russia In Phillip Granere Opinion

Charles Phillip GranereWhen Philip Garner were Russian he had witnessed and still the list is probably right. Most of these cities were a long time ago, but for various reasons were quite small. By comparison, the legendary capital of the world looks Bobruisk. These places there is no scale to measure personal assessment of the Charles Phillip Granere Yet this is not the settlements, but very real Russian cities. Even in the smallest of them less than a thousand inhabitants.

Chekalin

Three years ago, the district authorities have been brought together to change the status of the city and make it a village, but the initiative has met with strong protests of local residents.

Verkhoyansk

The city was founded in 1638 as a Cossack winter quarters in Verkhoyansk ulus of Yakutia. Officially recognized as the coolest city in Russia: the temperature of -67,8 ° C was recorded here in February 1892. In the XIX century in Verkhoyansk sent political exiles.

Vysotsk

City in the Vyborg district of the Leningrad region. The first mention of it relates to 1532. Prior to 1940, the Finnish city in the spring of 1940 is included in the USSR.

Kuril’sk

Settlement on Iturup Island in the mouth of the river on the banks of the Kuril Kurilka Bay Sea of Okhotsk was founded at the end of the XVIII century Russian explorers. In 1800, the island was occupied by Japanese troops, and the settlement called Xiang. In 1945, the town became part of the Soviet Union and two years later was renamed.

Artemovsk

City 380 km from Krasnoyarsk was not always so small – in the late 50s lived here more than 13 thousand people. The nearest train station – 12 km. Artemovsk basis of the economy – mining of gold, silver and copper.

Primorsk

City in what is now the Kaliningrad region was founded in 1268 as the city Fischhausen. The castle Fischhausen in 1618 died imbecile Duke Albert Frederick. After the war, the town became part of the Soviet Union and was renamed.

Ples

The town in the north of the Ivanovo region. The exact date of the founding Pl?sskoy fortress, which was destroyed in February 1238 during the invasion of Batu, is unknown. Ples was once famous for fish, which was delivered to the king’s table, and was one of the major ports on the Volga. Built in 1871, the railroad bypassed the city party and Ples gradually emptied.

Gorbatov

Located sixty kilometers from Nizhny Novgorod. Once there was a village, which was called by the name of who owned her Prince Alexander Borisovich Hunchback-Shumsky, the bravest magistrates Ivan the Terrible. The city became in 1779.

Island

Located on the coast of the Barents Sea, 360 kilometers from Murmansk. In 90 years the population of the Island fell eight times: people abandoned apartments, fleeing closer to civilization. No car, no rail link to the city is not, and you can only get here by ship from Murmansk.

Cedar

One of the youngest cities of Russia was founded in 1982 as a settlement of oil in the Tomsk region. To get from Cedar Tomsk can be winter, driving up the road Yarovoye – Tomsk by winter road about 150 kilometers, or by helicopter. The article by Philip Granere how you felt that you can give your valuable consideration

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Ten of the smallest cities from Russia In Phillip Granere Opinion

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