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 Center of Saint Petersburg is the area of main interest to the traveller, home to most attractions of the metropolis.

The Northern Part of St. Petersburg is the area north of the Bolshaya Nevka river, which is its boundary with the Petrograd Side to the south.

The Vasilievsky Island is a borough in Saint Petersburg situated between the Bolshaya Neva and the Malaya Neva, two main distributaries of the river.


The Southern Suburbs of St. Petersburg are the area south of the Obvodny Canal.

The Petrograd Side is a borough in Saint Petersburg consisting of the islands of the northern part of the Neva delta.

The Right Bank corresponds to the urban area of Saint Petersburg east of the River Neva and the Center.

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Other Names for Saint Petersburg

  • Arabic:  سانت بطرسبرغ
  • Aragonese:  Sant Petersburgo
  • Armenian:  Սանկտ Պետերբուրգ
  • Basque:  San Petersburgo
  • Bosnian:  Sankt Peterburg
  • Breton:  Sant-Petersbourg
  • Bulgarian:  Санкт Петербург
  • Catalan:  Sant Petersburg
  • Chuvash:  Санкт-Петербург
  • Croatian:  Sankt Peterburg
  • Czech:  Petrohrad
  • Danish:  Sankt Petersborg
  • Dutch:  Sint-Petersburg
  • English:  Leningrad, Peterburg, Petersburg, Petrograd, St. Petersburg, St.-Petersburg
  • Esperanto:  Leningrado, Peterburgo, Petrogrado, Sankt-Peterburgo
  • Estonian:  Peterburi
  • Finnish:  Leningrad, Pietari
  • French:  Saint-Pétersbourg
  • Galician:  San Petersburgo
  • Georgian:  სანკტ-პეტერბურგი, სანქტ-პეტერბურგი
  • German:  Sankt Petersburg
  • Greek:  Αγία Πετρούπολη
  • Hebrew:  סנקט פטרבורג
  • Hungarian:  Szentpétervár
  • Icelandic:  Pétursborg, Sankti Pétursborg
  • Ido:  Santa Peterburg
  • Indonesian:  St. Petersburg
  • Italian:  San Pietroburgo
  • Japanese:  サンクトペテルブルク
  • Karelian:  Piiteri
  • Korean:  상트페테르부르크
  • Latin:  Petropolis
  • Latvian:  Sanktpēterburga
  • Lithuanian:  Petrapilis, Sankt Peterburgas
  • Lojban:  sankt. peterburg
  • Low German:  Sankt Petersborg
  • Luxembourgish:  Sankt Péitersbuerg
  • Narom:  Saint Pétersbourg
  • Norwegian:  St. Petersburg
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:  St. Petersburg
  • Ossetian:  Бетъырбух
  • Persian:  سن پترزبورگ
  • Polish:  Sankt Petersburg
  • Portuguese:  São Petersburgo
  • Romanian:  Sankt Petersburg, Санкт-Петербург
  • Russian:  Ленинград, Петербург, Петроград, Питер, СПб, Санкт-Петербург
  • Serbian:  Санкт Петербург, Санкт Петерзбург
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Sankt Peterburg
  • Sicilian:  San Pietruburgu
  • Slovak:  Petrohrad
  • Slovenian:  Sankt Peterburg, Sankt-Peterburg
  • Spanish:  Leningrado, Petrogrado, San Petersburgo
  • Swedish:  Sankt Petersburg
  • Tagalog:  Lungsod ng Sankt-Peterburg, San Petersburgo
  • Tatar:  Sankt-Peterburg
  • Thai:  เซนต์ปีเตอร์สเบิร์ก
  • Tosk Albanian:  Sankt-Petersburg
  • Turkish:  Sankt Peterburg
  • Ukrainian:  Санкт-Петербург
  • Vietnamese:  Sankt-Peterburg
  • Walloon:  Sint Petersbork
  • Welsh:  St Petersburg
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