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Volgorechensk is an industrial city (from 1994) in the Kostroma Region of Russia. It is located 40 km away from Kostroma down the Volga River towards Plyos. The city's population makes 16 804 people (as of 2015). Volgorechensk takes the overall area of 17,8 sq km.

The city of Volgorechensk is located in one of the most picturesque places of the European part of the central Russia on the right bank of the great Russian Volga River, 42 km to the southeast from the city of Kostroma, the administrative center of the Kostroma Region. Volgorechensk is connected to the external transport network with the highway Yaroslavl Kostroma Ivanovo (distance to Ivanovo makes 60 km, and to Yaroslavl 110 km) of republican value.


The Church of Saint Tikhon Lukhsky, the Kostroma wonder-worker

The full-size sculpture of Prometheus is set in the central square of Volgorechensk.

Some of the city enterprises are also places of interest. A black cube with a capsule containing a message to future generations was set up in the Pervostroiteley Square for the city's anniversary in 2014. Photos of the city and short facts of its history are applied on the black cube.




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