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Borovichi is a Russian city (since 1770), the center of the Borovichi municipal district in the Novgorod Region.

It has the population of 52 687 people (as of 2014). Borovichi is the second largest city in the Novgorod Region as regards its population.

The city stands on the banks of River Msta, 175 km away from Veliky Novgorod.


Museum of Borovichi History is located in the historical part of the city, in the house of merchant M. Ya. Shulgin (1894 1906). It presents more than 2 thousand exhibits covering the period from the Neolithic era to the Revolution of 1917.

Borovichi is the terminal station on the railway line Uglovka Borovichi. The Borovichi wooden railway station built in 1876 has kept its historical appearance of the 1870s and served as a shooting location for a number of feature films and TV series.

The Holy Spirit Monastery was founded in the bend of River Msta, on the northern suburb of the village of Borovichi in 1572.

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