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Lipetsk

Lipetsk (Russian: Липецк) is a city located in the Central Federal District of Russia. It is the administrative center of Lipetsk Oblast. It is located on the banks of the Voronezh River in the Don basin, 508 km southeast of Moscow, at 52°37′N, 39°37′E. Population: 506,114 (2002 Census); 327,000 (1973); 289,000 (1970); 157,000 (1959); 67,000 (1939); 21,000 (1926).

Lipetsk was first mentioned in the 13th century chronicles. The name means "Linden city" and is cognate with Leipzig and Liepāja.[1] In 1284, the city was destroyed by the Mongols. In 1702, Peter the Great ordered construction of a cast iron factory in Lipetsk near the iron ore deposits for making artillery shells. In 1796, Lipetsk became one of the principal towns of the Tambov guberniya. In 1879, Lipetsk hosted a congress of members of Zemlya i volya.

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  • , byjrtynbq (guest) wrote 6 months ago:
    будка охраны
  • ROSHEN confectionery factory, Kosmoz wrote 1 year ago:
    закрыта в 2014 году
  • , Михаил (guest) wrote 1 year ago:
    ЦЗЛ
  • , Михаил (guest) wrote 1 year ago:
    Цех ремонта индукторов
  • Здание станции, Максим (guest) wrote 2 years ago:
    Здание ЖД станции
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