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Tver ( Russian (русский язык  listen?) is the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages. ...Russian: Тверь), formerly ( 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...1931_ 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1990) Kalinin (Калинин) after Categories: Stub | 1875 births | 1946 deaths | Old Bolsheviks | Soviet politicians | Leaders of the Soviet Union ...Mikhail Kalinin, is a city in The Russian Federation ( Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, transliteration: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya or Rossijskaja Federacija), or Russia (Russian: Росси́я, transliteration: Rossiya or Rossija), is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. ...Russia, center of Categories: Stub | Oblasts of Russia ...Tver Oblast (region). It is located at 56°52′ N 35°55′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=56-52-N-35-55-E-) Stands at the confluence of Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge 8,000 m³/ s Area watershed 1. ...Volga and Tvertsa rivers. The first written record of Tver is dated Events Count Henry I of Champagne marries Marie de Champagne. ...1164.


As of 2003, it has a population of 453,000.


Most notable industry is the A railroad car (or, more briefly, car), also known as an item of rolling stock in British parlance, is a vehicle on a railroad or railway that is not a locomotive _ one that provides another purpose than purely haulage, although some types of car are powered. ...railroad cars plant (built 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...1898).


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Tver — FactMonster.com (222 words)
451,000), capital of Tver region, central European Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Tver rivers.
The city grew around a fort established in the late 12th cent.
Tver was renamed (1931) for M. Kalinin, a president of the USSR.
Tver, Russia Travel Guide (178 words)
The city of Tver is geographically situated between Russia's two main cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Tver Region (Oblast), populated by 1.6 million people, covers 84,100 square kilometers and is the largest region in Central Russia.
The territory of the Tver Region is equal to the territories of Moscow, Tula, and Ivanovo Regions combined.
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