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Lyubim is a Russian town in the Yaroslavl Region. It stands at the inflow of River Ucha to the Obnora River (influx of Kostroma), 123 km to north-east of Yaroslavl.

It has a railway station.

The town with the population of 5328 people (as of 2013) takes the area of 86 sq km.

History of Lyubim

Lyubim was founded in 1546 and named after the Russian personal name Lyubim, which was very widespread in the 15th -16th centuries.

It was a town of the Moscow Province from 1708, and of the Kostroma Province from 1719. It became a district town of the Yaroslavl Province in 1777.

In 1856 Lyubim had 7 churches, 334 houses, and 76 shops.

In the 1920s Lyubim was turned into a settlement and regained its town status in 1938.

Places to See

Lyubim Local History Museum

Central town square

The Shopping Arcade of the late 18th century

Former municipal drugstore

House of District Council (2, Rayevsky St.)

Obnorskaya Embankment

Pedestrian Bridge over River Obnora

Ancient town park is a landscape nature sanctuary of regional value

Pine forest Otradny is an especially protected natural area located within the range of the Otradny Settlement

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    Pereslavl Zalessky

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