Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5.4 million inhabitants, and the former capital of the Russian Empire.

Popular Destinations

The of Saint Petersburg is the area of main interest to the traveler, home to most attractions of the metropolis. Photo: Florstein, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Northern Part of St. Petersburg is the area north of the Bolshaya Nevka river, which is its boundary with the to the south. Photo: Александров, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Southern suburbs of St. Petersburg are the area south of the Obvodny Canal. Photo: Ирина Смирнова, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a borough in Saint Petersburg situated between the Bolshaya Neva and the Malaya Neva, two main distributaries of the river. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is a former Russian Orthodox church in Saint Petersburg, which currently functions as a secular museum. Photo: AndreyWi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of in the in Saint Petersburg, . Photo: Godot13, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Library
The in Saint Petersburg, is not only the oldest public library in the nation, but also the first national library in the country. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Museum
The Palace of the Yusupovs on the Moika, known as the or Yusupov Palace, is a former residence of the Russian noble House of Yusupov in St. Photo: Ninaras, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Destinations

The corresponds to the urban area of Saint Petersburg east of the River Neva and the . Photo: Art-and-Air, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a borough in Saint Petersburg consisting of the islands of the northern part of the Neva delta. Photo: Мария.Б., CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Apraksin Yard is a 14 hectares market and retail block in Saint Petersburg, , currently under a massive long-term renovation project. Photo: A.Savin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
'The Side is the traditional name of the northern and northeastern part of Saint Petersburg, on the right-hand bank of the city's main waterway Neva and its first right-hand arm the Bolshaya Nevka.

Saint Petersburg

Latitude
59.9387° or 59° 56' 19.4" north
Longitude
30.3162° or 30° 18' 58.4" east
Open Location Code
9GFGW8Q8+FF
Population
5,380,000
IATA airport code
LED
United Nations Location Code
RU LED
Elevation
11 metres (36 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27490597
Geo­Names ID
498817
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Saint-Petersburg
  • Abkhazian: Санкт-Петербург
  • Abkhazian: Санқт-Петербург
  • Adyghe: Санкт-Петербург
  • Afar: Sankt Peterburg
  • Afrikaans: Sint Petersburg
  • Albanian: Shën Petersburgu
  • Amharic: ሳንክት ፔቴርቡርግ
  • Arabic: San Petersburgo
  • Arabic: بتروغراد
  • Arabic: بطرسبرغ
  • Arabic: بيتروغراد
  • Arabic: سان بطرسبرغ
  • Arabic: سان بطرسبورغ
  • Arabic: سانت بطرسبرغ
  • Arabic: سانت بطرسبورغ
  • Arabic: ليننغراد
  • Arabic: لينينغراد
  • Aragonese: Sant Petersburgo
  • Armenian: Սանկտ Պետերբուրգ
  • Armenian: Սեն Փեթերսպուրկ
  • Asturian: Leningráu
  • Asturian: San Petersburgu
  • Avaric: Sankt Peterburg
  • Avaric: Петербур
  • Avaric: Санкт-Петербург
  • Aymara: Santu Pitirwurhu
  • Azerbaijani: Leninqrad
  • Azerbaijani: Sankt-Peterburq
  • Bambara: Saint Petersburg
  • Bashkir: Санкт-Петербург
  • Basque: San Petersburgo
  • Bavarian: Sankt Petersburg
  • Belarusian: Ленінград
  • Belarusian: Ленінґрад
  • Belarusian: Петраград
  • Belarusian: Пецярбург
  • Belarusian: Піцер
  • Belarusian: СПб
  • Belarusian: Санкт-Пецярбург
  • Bengali: সেন্ট পিটার্সবার্গ
  • Bhojpuri: सेंट पीटर्सबर्ग
  • Bislama: San-Peterburg
  • Bosnian: Lenjingrad
  • Bosnian: Petrograd
  • Bosnian: Sankt Peterburg
  • Breton: Sant-Petersbourg
  • Bulgarian: Санкт Петербург
  • Burmese: စိန့်ပီတာစဘတ်ခ်မြို့
  • Burmese: စိန့်ပီတာစဘတ်မြို့
  • Burmese: လီနင်ဂရက်မြို့
  • Catalan: Sant Petersburg
  • Cebuano: Saint Petersburg
  • Central Kurdish: سانت پیتەربۆرگ
  • Central Kurdish: سەنت پیتەرزبورگ
  • Chamorro: Saint Petersburg
  • Chechen: Петарбух
  • Chechen: Санкт-Петербург
  • Chinese: Sèng Pí-tek-pó
  • Chinese: 圣彼得堡
  • Chinese: 聖彼得堡
  • Church Slavic: Санктъ Пєтєрбоургъ
  • Chuvash: Питӗрпурк
  • Chuvash: Санкт-Петербург
  • Cornish: Sen Pederburg
  • Corsican: San Petruburgu
  • Crimean Tatar: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Crimean Tatar: Sankt Peterburg
  • Croatian: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Croatian: Sankt Peterburg
  • Czech: Leningrad
  • Czech: Petrohrad
  • Danish: Leningrad
  • Danish: Petrograd
  • Danish: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Danish: Sankt Petersborg
  • Danish: St. Petersborg
  • Dimli (individual language): Saint Petersburg
  • Dimli (individual language): Sankt Petersburg
  • Dotyali: सेन्ट पिटर्सबर्ग
  • Dutch: Leningrad
  • Dutch: Sint-Petersburg
  • Dutch: St. Petersburg
  • Eastern Mari: Санкт-Петербург
  • Egyptian Arabic: سانت بطرسبورج
  • English: Leningrad
  • English: Peterburg
  • English: Petersburg
  • English: Petrograd
  • English: Sankt-Peterburg
  • English: St.-Petersburg
  • English: St. Petersburg
  • English: St Petersburg
  • Erzya: Ине-Петрань ош
  • Esperanto: Leningrado
  • Esperanto: Peterburgo
  • Esperanto: Petrogrado
  • Esperanto: Sankt-Peterburgo
  • Estonian: Peterburi
  • Extremaduran: San Petersburgu
  • Faroese: St. Pætursborg
  • Fiji Hindi: Saint Petersburg
  • Fijian: Yalododonu Petersburg
  • Finnish: Leningrad
  • Finnish: Petrograd
  • Finnish: Pietari
  • French: Leningrad
  • French: Léningrad
  • French: Petrograd
  • French: Saint-Pétersbourg
  • French: Saint-pétersbourg
  • French: St Petersbourg
  • Galician: Leningrado
  • Galician: Petrogrado
  • Galician: San Petersburgo
  • Galician: Санкт-Петербург
  • Galician: سن پترزبۊرگ
  • Georgian: სანკტ-პეტერბურგი
  • Georgian: სანქტ-პეტერბურგი
  • German: Leningrad
  • German: Petrograd
  • German: Sankt Petersburg
  • German: St. Petersburg
  • Gilaki: سن پترزبۊرگ
  • Greek: Αγία Πετρούπολη
  • Greek: Λένινγκραντ
  • Greek: Ομοσπονδιακή Πόλη της Αγίας Πετρούπολης
  • Greek: Πέτρογκραντ
  • Guarani: San Petersburgo
  • Gujarati: સેન્ટ પીટર્સબર્ગ
  • Haitian: Saint-Pétersbourg
  • Hakka Chinese: Sṳn Pí-tet-páu
  • Hausa: Saint-Petersburg
  • Hausa: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Hebrew: סנקט פטרבורג
  • Hindi: संत पीटरबर्ग
  • Hindi: सेंट पीटर्सबर्ग
  • Hungarian: A paloták városa
  • Hungarian: Leningrád
  • Hungarian: Petrográd
  • Hungarian: Szentpétervár
  • Hungarian: Észak Velencéje
  • Hungarian: Észak fővárosa
  • Icelandic: Pétursborg
  • Icelandic: Sankti Pétursborg
  • Ido: Santa Peterburg
  • Ido: St Peterburg
  • Iloko: San Petersburgo
  • Inari Sami: Piättâr
  • Indonesian: St. Petersburg
  • Ingush: Санкт-Петербург
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Sancte Petroburgo
  • Irish: Cathair Pheadair
  • Italian: Leningrado
  • Italian: Pietrogrado
  • Italian: San Pietroburgo
  • Japanese: サンクトペテルブルク
  • Japanese: サンクト ペテルブルク
  • Japanese: サンクトペテルブルク市
  • Japanese: サンクト・ペテルブルク
  • Japanese: サンクト・ペテルブルグ
  • Japanese: セント・ピーターズバーグ
  • Japanese: ペテルスブルク
  • Japanese: ペトログラード
  • Japanese: レニングラート
  • Japanese: レニングラード
  • Japanese: レーニングラード
  • Javanese: St. Petersburg
  • Kabardian: Бытырбыху
  • Kabiyè: Sɛɛpetɛrsbuuri
  • Kabyle: Saint-Petersburg
  • Kalaallisut: Sankt Petersborg
  • Kalmyk: Санкт-Петербург балһсн
  • Kannada: ಸಂಕ್ತ್ ಪೇಟೆರ್ಬುಗ್
  • Kannada: ಸೇಂಟ್ ಪೀಟರ್ಸ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Sankt Peterburg
  • Karachay-Balkar: Санкт-Петербург
  • Karelian: Piiteri
  • Kazakh: Ленинград қаласы
  • Kazakh: Питер
  • Kazakh: Санкт-Петербург
  • Kazakh: Санкт-Петербург қаласы
  • Kirghiz: Санкт-Петербург
  • Komi-Permyak: Петракар
  • Komi: Петыркар
  • Kongo: Saint Petersburg
  • Korean: 레닌그라드
  • Korean: 상트페테르부르크
  • Korean: 세인트피터즈버그
  • Kotava: Sankt Peterburg
  • Kurdish: Sankt Petersburg
  • Ladino: San Petersburgo
  • Lak: Санкт-Петербург
  • Lao: San Petersburgo
  • Latgalian: Pīterpiļs
  • Latin: Cankt-Peterburg
  • Latin: Petropolis
  • Latvian: Sanktpēterburga
  • Lezghian: Санкт-Петербург
  • Ligurian: San Peoburgo
  • Limburgan: Sint-Petersburg
  • Literary Chinese: 聖彼得堡
  • Lithuanian: Petrapilis
  • Lithuanian: Sankt Peterburgas
  • Livvi: Piiteri
  • Lojban: sankt. peterburg
  • Lombard: San Pederburgh
  • Low German: Sankt Petersborg
  • Low German: Sint-Petersborg
  • Lower Sorbian: Sankt Petersburg
  • Luxembourgish: Leningrad
  • Luxembourgish: Petrograd
  • Luxembourgish: Sankt Péitersbuerg
  • Macedo-Romanian: Saint Petersburg
  • Macedonian: Санкт Петербург
  • Malay: Saint Petersburg
  • Malayalam: സെന്റ് പീറ്റേഴ്സ്ബർഗ്
  • Maltese: Leningrad
  • Maltese: Petrograd
  • Maltese: Saint Petersburg
  • Maltese: San Pietruburgu
  • Maltese: Sankt-Petersburg
  • Maltese: St. Petersburg
  • Manx: Caayr Pheddyr
  • Maori: Pitapāka
  • Marathi: सेंट पीटर्सबर्ग
  • Mazanderani: سن پترزبورگ
  • Min Dong Chinese: St. Petersburg
  • Min Dong Chinese: Séng Peterburg
  • Min Nan Chinese: Leningrad
  • Min Nan Chinese: Petrograd
  • Min Nan Chinese: Saint Petersburg
  • Min Nan Chinese: St. Petersburg
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sèng Peterburg
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sèng Petersburg
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sèng Pí-tek-pó
  • Mingrelian: სანქტ-პეტერბურგი
  • Mirandese: San Petersburgo
  • Mongolian: Санкт-Петербург
  • Moroccan Arabic: سان پيطيرسبورڭ
  • Narom: Saint Pétersbourg
  • Nauru: St. Petersburg
  • Neapolitan: San Pietroburgo
  • Nepali: सेन्ट पिटर्सवर्ग
  • Nepali: सेन्त पितर्सबर्ग
  • Newari: सेन्त पितर्सबर्ग
  • Northern Frisian: Sankt Petersburg
  • Norwegian: St. Petersburg
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Leningrad
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Petrograd
  • Norwegian Bokmål: St. Petersburg
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Leningrad
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: St. Petersburg
  • Nyanja: Saint Petersburg
  • Occitan (post 1500): Sant Petersborg
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Sanctes Petresburg
  • Ossetian: Бетъырбух
  • Panjabi: ਸੇਂਟ ਪੀਟਰਸਬਰਗ
  • Persian: سن پترزبورگ
  • Picard: Saint-Péterbourg
  • Piemontese: San Peroborgh
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Saint Piiterburg
  • Polish: Leningrad
  • Polish: Petersburg
  • Polish: Piotrogród
  • Polish: Sankt Petersburg
  • Pontic: Αγία Πετρούπολη
  • Portuguese: Leninegrado
  • Portuguese: Petrogrado
  • Portuguese: São Petersburgo
  • Portuguese: Санкт-Петербург
  • Quechua: Sankt Peterburg
  • Romanian: Leningrad
  • Romanian: Petersburg
  • Romanian: Petrograd
  • Romanian: Sankt Petersburg
  • Romanian: Санкт-Петербург
  • Rundi: Saint-Pétersbourg
  • Rundi: St. Petersburg
  • Russia Buriat: Санкт-Петербург
  • Russian: Город на Неве
  • Russian: Град Петров
  • Russian: Культурная столица
  • Russian: Ленинград
  • Russian: Петербург
  • Russian: Петра творенье
  • Russian: Петроград
  • Russian: Петрополь
  • Russian: Питер
  • Russian: С-Петербург
  • Russian: С.Петербург
  • Russian: СПб
  • Russian: Санкт-Петербург
  • Russian: Северная столица
  • Russian: город Петра
  • Rusyn: Санкт-Петербурґ
  • Samogitian: Sankt Peterborgs
  • Sango: Saint Petersburg
  • Santali: ᱥᱮᱱᱴ ᱯᱤᱴᱚᱨᱥᱵᱚᱨᱜᱽ
  • Sardinian: San Pietroburgo
  • Saterfriesisch: Sänt Päitersbuurich
  • Scots: Saunt Petersburg
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sankt Peterburg
  • Serbian: Лењинград
  • Serbian: Петроград
  • Serbian: Санкт Петербург
  • Serbian: Санкт Петерзбург
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sankt Peterburg
  • Sicilian: San Pietruburgu
  • Silesian: Pejtersburg
  • Sinhala: ශාන්ත පීටර්ස්බර්ග්
  • Sinhala: සාන්ත පීටර්ස්බර්ග්
  • Slovak: Petrohrad
  • Slovenian: Leningrad
  • Slovenian: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Slovenian: Sankt Peterburg
  • Somali: Saint Petersburg
  • South Azerbaijani: سنت پترزبورق
  • Spanish: Leningrado
  • Spanish: Petrogrado
  • Spanish: San Petersburgo
  • Sranan Tongo: Sint-Petersburg
  • Swahili: Sankt Peterburg
  • Swedish: Leningrad
  • Swedish: Petrograd
  • Swedish: Sankt Petersburg
  • Swedish: St. Petersburg
  • Swiss German: Sankt Petersburg
  • Tachawit: Sankt Pitersburg
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Sankt-Peterburg
  • Tagalog: San Petersburgo
  • Tajik: Санкт-Петербург
  • Tamil: சென் பீட்டர்சுபெர்கு
  • Tamil: செயின்ட் பீட்டர்ஸ்பர்க்
  • Tamil: செயின்ட் பீட்டர்ஸ்பேர்க்
  • Tamil: ஸெய்ன்ட் பீடர்ஸ்பர்க்
  • Tatar: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Tatar: Ленинград
  • Tatar: Петербург
  • Tatar: Петроград
  • Tatar: Питер
  • Tatar: Питырбур
  • Tatar: Санкт-Петербург
  • Telugu: సెయింట్ పీటర్స్బర్గ్
  • Telugu: సెయింట్ పీటర్స్‌బర్గ్
  • Thai: เซนต์ปีเตอร์สเบิร์ก
  • Tibetan: སན་པི་ཏི་པོག
  • Tosk Albanian: Sankt-Petersburg
  • Tosk Albanian: Sankt Petersburg
  • Tumbuka: Saint Petersburg
  • Turkish: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Turkish: Sankt Peterburg
  • Turkish: Sankt Petersburg
  • Turkmen: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Twi: Sankt Peterburg
  • Udmurt: Санкт-Петербург
  • Uighur: Lénin'grad
  • Uighur: Sankt-Pétérburg
  • Ukrainian: Ленінград
  • Ukrainian: Петербург
  • Ukrainian: Петербурґ
  • Ukrainian: Петроград
  • Ukrainian: СПб
  • Ukrainian: Санкт-Петербург
  • Ukrainian: Санкт-Петербурґ
  • Ukrainian: Санкт Петербург
  • Upper Sorbian: Pětrohród
  • Urdu: سینٹ پیٹرز برگ
  • Uzbek: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Venetian: San Pieroburgo
  • Veps: Piter
  • Vietnamese: Saint Petersburg
  • Vietnamese: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Vietnamese: Xanh Pê-téc-bua
  • Vlaams: Sint-Petersburg
  • Volapük: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Võro: Peterburk
  • Walloon: Sint Petersbork
  • Waray (Philippines): San Petersburgo
  • Welsh: St Petersburg
  • Western Armenian: Սեն Փեթերսպուրկ
  • Western Frisian: Sint-Petersburch
  • Western Mari: Санкт-Петербург
  • Western Panjabi: سینٹ پیٹرزبرگ
  • Wolof: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Wu Chinese: 圣皮得斯堡
  • Yakut: Санкт-Петербург
  • Yiddish: פעטערבורג
  • Yoruba: Saint Petersburg
  • Yue Chinese: 彼得堡
  • Yue Chinese: 聖彼得堡
  • Zeeuws: Sint-Petersburg
  • San Pitreburghe
  • Sankt Petersburg, Rûsya

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