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Yaroslavl ( Russian (русский язык  listen?) is the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages. ...Russian: Яросла́вль) 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, an administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast (Яросла́вская о́бласть) is located in the Central Federal District of Russia, surrounded by the Tver, Moscow, Ivanovo, Vladimir, Kostroma, and Vologda Oblasts. ...Yaroslavl Oblast, located 250 km NE of Saint Basils Cathedral Moscow  listen? ( Russian/Cyrillic: Москва́, pronunciation: Moskva), capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva, and encompassing 1097. ...Moscow at 57°37′ N 39°51′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=57-37-N-39-51-E-) The historical part of the city is located at confluence of Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge 8,000 m³/ s Area watershed 1. ...Volga and Kotorosl (Ко́торосль) — river in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia. ...Kotorosl.


Population—635,600 ( 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...2002).


The city of Yaroslavl (said to have been founded in Events The Ly Dynasty in Vietnam is established (or 1009). ...1010 as an outpost of the Prince Albert of Monaco on the left represents a principality where he wields adminisitrative authority. ...Principality of The kremlin in Rostov Rostov (Russian: Росто́в) is one of the oldest towns in Russia and an important tourist centre of the so called Golden ring. ...Rostov Veliky, first mentioned in Events Byzantine Empire loses Battle of Manzikert to Turkish army under Alp Arslan. ...1071) lies at the intersection of major A highway is a major road within a city, or linking several cities together. ...highways, Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ...railroads and A waterway is any navigable body of water. ...waterways. Capital of an independent principality from Events Damietta is besieged by the knights of the Fifth Crusade. ...1218, it was incorporated into This article is about Muscovite Russia. ...Muscovy in Events January 5 _ Poet Francois Villon is banned from Paris Births January 17 _ Friedrich III, Saxon elector (d. ...1463. In the (16th century _ 17th century _ 18th century _ more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601_1700. ...17th century it was Russia's second largest city and, for a time (during the The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and...Polish occupation of Saint Basils Cathedral Moscow  listen? ( Russian/Cyrillic: Москва́, pronunciation: Moskva), capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva, and encompassing 1097. ...Moscow in Events January 20 _ Mathias becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ...1612), the country's de facto capital. Now Yaroslavl is an important industrial center (petrochemical plant, tyre manufacturing plant, diesel engines plant and many others).


Apart from the Spaso_Preobrazhensky (Transfiguration of the Saviour) Monastery the oldest churches in the city date back to the 17th century and belong to the so called Yaroslavl type (built of red brick, with bright tiled exteriors). Those of St. Nicholas Nadein and Elijah the Prophet have some of the The Golden Ring (Russian: Золото́е Кольцо́) is a ring of cities northeast of Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation. ...Golden ring's most impressive A XIV Century fresco featuring Saint Sebastian Note: Fresco is the NATO reporting name of the Mikoyan_Gurevich MiG_17. ...frescoes.


There are many institutions for higher education: Demidov University, Polytechnical University, Ushinskiy Pedagogical University, Medical Academy, International University for Business and New Technologies (MUBINT), and others.


Military tuition institutions include the High Military Financial School and the High Anti_aircraft Missile School.


The city possesses a well_developed network of A taxi serving as a bus Public transport comprises all transport systems in which the passengers do not travel in their own vehicles. ...public transportation including The Bus, established by Mayor Frank Fasi, is Honolulus only public transit system. ...buses, A trolleybus in Arnhem An electric trolleybus (also known as trolley bus or trackless trolley or simply trolley) is a bus powered by two overhead electric wires, from which the bus draws electricity using two trolley poles. ...trolley_buses and For specific light rail systems, many of which use the words light rail as part of their name, see list of light rail transit systems. ...tramway lines.


There is one railway This article is about the edifice. ...bridge across the Volga River and one road bridge; the second road bridge across Volga is under construction.


There are two major passenger railway stations: Yaroslavl_Glavny and Yaroslavl_Moskovsky. Electric shuttle This article is about trains in rail transport. ...trains go to Danilov (Дани́лов) is a small town in Yaroslavl Oblast. ...Danilov, Rostov, Alexandrov (Алекса́ндров) is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia. ...Alexandrov, Nerekhta (Не́рехта) is a town in Kostroma Oblast, Russia, known since the early 13th century. ...Nerekhta, and Kostroma (Russian: Кострома́) is a historic city in central Russia, administrative centre of the Kostroma Oblast. ...Kostroma. Diesel shuttle trains go to Rybinsk (Ры́бинск) is a city in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Sheksna. ...Rybinsk and Ivanovo has the following meanings: Ivanovo _ a city in Russia. ...Ivanovo. Also many long_distance passenger This article is about trains in rail transport. ...trains go through Yaroslavl.


Yaroslavl boasts the oldest For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed...theater in Russia (the Volkov Theater, Events March 2 _ Small earthquake in London April 4 _ Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 _ Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 _ Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex to...1750).


The word temple has different meanings in the fields of architecture, religion, geography, anatomy, and education. ...Temples: the city has many The Russian Orthodox Church (Русская Православная церковь) is that body of Christians who are united under the Patriarch of Moscow, who in turn is in communion with the other patriarchs of the Eastern Orthodox Church. ...Russian Orthodox This article is about the Christian buildings of worship. ...churches, one Russian The Old Believers (старове́ры or старообря́дцы) are a schismatic group of the Russian Orthodox Church. ...Old Believers church, one The Lutheran movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity by the original definition. ...Lutheran church, one A mosque is a place of worship for followers of the Islamic faith. ...mosque and one A synagogue (from Greek συναγωγη, transliterated sunagoge, place of assembly literally meeting, assembly) is a Jewish house of prayer and study. ...synagogue.


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Yaroslavl is twinned with

  • A number of other places have taken their names from Exeter The city of Exeter is the county town of Devon, in England, UK. It is located at 50° 43 25 N, 3° 31 39 W. In the 2001 census its population was recorded at 111,066. ...Exeter in the The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and a member of the British Commonwealth and European Union. ...United Kingdom and
  • Location within France Besançon is a French city in the département of Doubs, of which it is the préfecture. ...Besançon in France _ Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...France.

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Yaroslavl / OWHC / Organization of World Heritage Cities (210 words)
Situated at the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl rivers some 250km northeast of Moscow, the historic city of Yaroslavl developed into a major commercial centre as of the 11th century.
It is renowned for its numerous 17th century churches and is an outstanding example of the urban planning reform Empress Catherine the Great ordered for the whole of Russia in 1763.
C (iv) to be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history;
Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online (3782 words)
Yaroslavl is a city of scientists and students and a center of the engineering, chemical, textile, and processing industries.
Agriculture in Yaroslavl Region is mainly concerned with growing potatoes, vegetables, and flax; raising beef and dairy cattle, pigs, and sheep; and fishing (on the Rybinskoe Reservoir).
Yaroslavl's parks and squares are embellished with monuments to actor and playwright F.V. Volkov, poets N.A. Nekrasov and L.E. Trefolev, Marshal of the Soviet Union F.I. Tolbukhin, and a memorial honoring the deeds of Yaroslavl residents during the Second World War.
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