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Vsevolozhsk is a Russian town, the administrative center of Vsevolozhsk District of the Leningrad Region.

The town is situated 7 km away from St. Petersburg. The population is 62.1 million people (as of 1 January 2013). It has the area of 6226.4 ha.

Vsevolozhsk is one of the most verdant and environmentally friendly towns in Russia.

History of Vsevolozhsk

The formation of Vsevolozhsk as a village began after the victorious Russian Northern War of 1700-1721. It was founded as a settlement by the actual state councilor Paul A. Vsevolozhsky (1839-1898) in 1892. In the historical center of Vsevolozhsk there is a monument not to the citys founder Paul Vsevolozhsky but to his grandfather Vsevolod A. Vsevolozhsky (1769-1836).

At the entrance to the town there is an old estate Priyutino that Alexander Pushkin used to visit. Today there is an exposition, in the interiors of which movies and shows are sometimes shot. In the southern district there is Vsevolozhsk in Years of Blockade museum, and the History of Road Transport museum, where one can see rare car models. In Koltushskoe highway there is a modern creative museum the Cat Museum. In its small building one can learn about the history, biology and art component of the cat community.

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  (Leningrad Region)

Cities of the region

    Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)
    Lomonosov (Oranienbaum)
    Sosnovy Bor

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