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Coordinates: 56°25′N, 40°27′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

St. Euthymius Monastery, Transfiguration Cathedral, and Belfry.
St. Euthymius Monastery, Transfiguration Cathedral, and Belfry.

Suzdal (Russian: Су́здаль) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, situated northeast of Moscow, 26 km from the city of Vladimir, on the Kamenka River. Population: 11,357 (2002 Census); 12,063 (1989 Census). The Crime and the Glory of Commander Suzdal is a science fiction short story by Cordwainer Smith, set in Smiths Instrumentality universe. ... Download high resolution version (1164x1024, 115 KB)Russia Suzdal: St. ... Download high resolution version (1164x1024, 115 KB)Russia Suzdal: St. ... Transfiguration Cathedral and bell tower Frescoes inside the Transfiguration Cathedral The Saviour Monastery of St. ... Types of settlements in Russia, Soviet Union, and some other post-Soviet states have certain peculiarities with respect to the English language traditions. ... Coat of arms of Vladimir Oblast Vladimir Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Position of Moscow in Europe Coordinates: , Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Government  - Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Area  - City 1,081 km²  (417. ... Population 315,954 (2002) Time zone Moscow (MSK/MSD), UTC +0300 (MSK)/+0400 (MSD) Latitude/Longitude Vladimir (Russian: ) is an old city in Russia. ... The Kamenka (Russian: ) is a small river in Perm, a right tributary of the Mulyanka. ... Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ... The 1989 Soviet Census was the final and most comprehensive census taken within The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics The census officially recorded the popullation of the USSR at 286,717,000, making it the third most populous country in the world. ...


The history of the town dates back to at least the year 1024. For centuries it functioned as the capital of several Russian principalities. It forms part of the Golden Ring. The Golden Ring (Russian: ) is a ring of cities northeast of Moscow, the capital of Russia. ...


After a decline in political importance, the town rose in prominence as a religious center with numerous monasteries and a remarkable ratio of churches to citizens: at one point, forty churches for four hundred families. Today, the town operates as an important tourist center, featuring many fine examples of old Russian architecture — most of them churches and monasteries. Walking through the town one might get the feeling that every third building is a church. Although having over ten thousand residents, Suzdal still retains the look and feel of a small village with streams and meadows everywhere nearby, and chicken and livestock a common sight on the city streets, some of which are unpaved. This juxtaposition of stunning medieval architecture with its pastoral setting lends Suzdal a picturesque charm, and in the summer artists and easels are a common sight. Saint Basils Cathedral (1555-61) is a showcase of medieval Russian architecture. ... It has been suggested that Ecclesia (Church) be merged into this article or section. ...


In March, the Suzdal tourist centre is home to the Open Russian Festival of Animated Film. The Open Russian Festival of Animated Film (Russian: ) is an annual animation film festival held in Suzdal, Russia. ...

Convent of the Intercession
Convent of the Intercession

Download high resolution version (1280x362, 58 KB)Russia-Suzdal: Convent of the Intercession taken by myself on 2004-July-25 This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Download high resolution version (1280x362, 58 KB)Russia-Suzdal: Convent of the Intercession taken by myself on 2004-July-25 This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ...

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Administrative center: Vladimir

Alexandrov | Gorokhovets | Gus-Khrustalny | Kameshkovo | Karabanovo | Kirzhach | Kolchugino | Kosteryovo | Kovrov | Kurlovo | Lakinsk | Melenki | Murom | Petushki | Pokrov | Raduzhny | Sobinka | Strunino | Sudogda | Suzdal | Vyazniki | Yuryev-Polsky Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Coat of arms of Vladimir Oblast Vladimir Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Population 315,954 (2002) Time zone Moscow (MSK/MSD), UTC +0300 (MSK)/+0400 (MSD) Latitude/Longitude Vladimir (Russian: ) is an old city in Russia. ... Alexandrov (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia. ... Gorokhovets coat of arms combines Vladimirs heraldic lion with peas, alluding to the plant which gave rise to the towns name. ... Gus Khrustalny (Гусь-Хрустальный in Russian) is a town in the Vladimir Oblast in Russia, located on the Gus River (a tributary of the Oka River) 63 km south of Vladimir. ... Coat of arms of Kameshkovo Kameshkovo (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located 41 km northeast of Vladimir. ... Kirzhach is a Russian town of 22,700 inhabitants. ... Kolchugino (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast in Russia, located on the Peksha River (Klyazmas tributary) some 74 km northwest of Vladimir. ... Kosteryovo (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the Lipnya River (Klyazmas tributary), 52 km west of Vladimir. ... Kovrov (Russian: ) is a city in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, situated 250 km from Moscow on the right bank of the Klyazma River (tributary of the Oka). ... Coat of arms of Lakinsk Lakinsk (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Klyazma River, 32 km southwest of Vladimir. ... Murom downtown sprawls along the bank of the Oka Murom (Russian: ; Old Norse: Moramar) is a historic city in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, which sprawls majestically along the left bank of Oka River, about 300 km east of Moscow, at 55°34′N 42°02′E. Population is 145,500 (2002). ... Coat of arms of Petushki Petushki (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Klyazma River, 67 km west of Vladimir. ... Coat of arms of Raduzhny Raduzhny (Russian: ) is a closed town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the Pol, Buzha, and Uzhbol Rivers, 12 km south of Vladimir. ... Sobinka (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Klyazma River (Okas tributary), 37 km southwest of Vladimir. ... Strunino (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located 131 km northwest of Vladimir. ... Sudogda (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Sudogda River (Klyazmas tributary) 40 km south-east of Vladimir at . ... Vyazniki is a town of 40,400 inhabitants in the Vladimir Oblast of Russia. ... Yuryev-Polsky, or Yuriev Polskoy (Russian: ), is an old town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located in the upper reaches of the Koloksha River, 68 km northwest of Vladimir. ...

Golden Ring of Russia

Alexandrov | Bogolyubovo | Gorokhovets | Gus-Khrustalny | Ivanovo | Kideksha | Kostroma | Moscow | Palekh | Pereslavl-Zalessky | Plyos | Rostov | Sergiyev Posad | Suzdal | Tutayev | Uglich | Vladimir | Yaroslavl | Yuryev-Polsky The Golden Ring (Russian: ) is a ring of cities northeast of Moscow, the capital of Russia. ... Alexandrov (Russian: ) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia. ... Bogolyubovo (Russian: Боголюбово) is an urban type settlement in the Vladimir Oblast in Russia, located some 10 km northeast of Vladimir. ... Gorokhovets coat of arms combines Vladimirs heraldic lion with peas, alluding to the plant which gave rise to the towns name. ... Gus Khrustalny (Гусь-Хрустальный in Russian) is a town in the Vladimir Oblast in Russia, located on the Gus River (a tributary of the Oka River) 63 km south of Vladimir. ... Ivanovo (Russian: Ива́ново) is the administrative center of Ivanovo Oblast, Russia. ... Fire-observation watchtower in Kostroma (1825-28). ... Position of Moscow in Europe Coordinates: , Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Government  - Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Area  - City 1,081 km²  (417. ... Village of Palekh Palekh miniature (Палехская миниатюра in Russian) is a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which is done with tempera paints on varnished articles made of papier-mâché (small boxes, cigarette and powder cases etc. ... Pereslavls most famous ruler, Alexander Nevsky, was baptized at the Saviour Cathedral (1152-57). ... Plyos (Russian: ) is a town in and the administrative center of Privolzhsky District of Ivanovo Oblast, Russia, situated on the right bank of the Volga River some 70 km northeast of Ivanovo. ... Rostov (Russian: Росто́в; Old Norse: Rostofa) is one of the oldest towns in Russia and an important tourist centre of the so called Golden ring. ... Monument to St. ... Tutayev (Тута́ев) is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia. ... Transfiguration cathedral in the kremlin Uglich (Russian: У́глич, pronounced ooglitch) is a historic town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, on the Volga River. ... Population 315,954 (2002) Time zone Moscow (MSK/MSD), UTC +0300 (MSK)/+0400 (MSD) Latitude/Longitude Vladimir (Russian: ) is an old city in Russia. ... Yaroslavl (Russian: ) is a city in Russia, the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, located 250 km north-east of Moscow at . ... Yuryev-Polsky, or Yuriev Polskoy (Russian: ), is an old town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located in the upper reaches of the Koloksha River, 68 km northwest of Vladimir. ...


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Suzdal. Vladimir - Suzdal Museum - Reserve (711 words)
The first reference to Suzdal was made in the chronicle in 1024 in connection with the peasants' uprising, which spread "throughout the land".
The Nativity cathedral is the oldest surviving monument in Suzdal, one in a row of beautiful monuments of the Vladimir-Suzdal white stone architecture of the 12th-13th centuries.
From the middle of the 14th century to the end of the 18th century Suzdal was a center of the bishopric.
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