Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Dzerzhinsk

Dzerzhinsk is the second-largest city of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. It had the population of 249.3 thousand people with settlements subordinated to city administration (2012).

It was founded in Meshchora, 25 km to the west of Nizhny Novgorod. It is a river port on the left bank of Oka. It is a railway station. Its territory is 422 sq.km.

History of Dzerzhinsk

At the confluence of Chernaya River into Oka there was Chernorechye District with the center in the Chernoe Settlement. This settlement and the neighboring village of Rastyapino (before 1904 it was Chernoye town) were united into Rastyapino working settlement.

The working settlement developed due to construction of chemical companies. From 1929 it was named Dzerzhinsk in honor of the Soviet party and statesman F.E. Dzerzhinsky (1877-1926). It became a town in 1930.

In 1989 intracity areas were abolished.



Tags: Dzerzhinsk Nizhny Novgorod Region    


Region:


City:






Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



Dzerzhinsk
  (Nizhny Novgorod Region)

Cities of the region

    Nizhny Novgorod
    Gorodets
    Sarov
    Arzamas
    Bor
    Kstovo
    Pavlovo
    Vyksa
    Balakhna
    Zavolzhye
    Bogorodsk
    Kulebaki


TAGS:
Russian tourism  Sokolniki  Russian society  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian scientists  Digital Art  Moscow Kremlin   Kaluga Region  Balabanovo  Russian social networks  Russian Astronauts  Ivan Fyodorov  Sukhoi Superjet 100  Moscow  Russian oligarchs  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Alexaner Bubnov  Russian directors  Unified State Exam  Khodynka Park  Russian science  Master Bank  Russian Premier League  Russian Cinema  tour  National Payment System  Bratsk  space  Barnaul  ranking  Russian business  Russian economy  Web  Moscow Circuses  historical festival  Kaliningrad Region  Gdov  tourism  Nature Reserves  Onexim  Russian politics  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Moscow Metro  Russian language  System of a Down  St. Petersburg  Kazan  World Economic Forum  Smoking in Russia  Russian Science Fiction 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites