Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5 million inhabitants, and the former capital of the Russian Empire.

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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.

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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.

Notable Places in the Area

Business
is the national flag carrier airline of . Photo: Anna Zvereva, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main sights of Saint Petersburg, . Photo: AndreyWi, 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.

Localities in the Area

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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 Petrograd Side is a borough in Saint Petersburg consisting of the islands of the northern part of the Neva delta. is situated 2½ km north of Saint Petersburg. Photo: Мария.Б., CC BY-SA 3.0.

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