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Kivennapa*, v. Pervomayskaya, settlement

Kiviniyemi*, v. Losevo, settlement

Klopitsi, village
KLOPITSI, a village in Volosovo District. Population: 1100. Located on the Izhora Hills, at the motor road from Kikerino to the Tallinn Highway. In the 18th c., K. had a wooden church of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin (according to other... more

Kobona, village
KOBONA, a village in Kirovsk District. Population: 133. Located near the Ladoga Canals on the coast of Lake Ladoga, at the mouth of the Kobonka River. The toponym originates from the Finnish “hapana” = rotten. It is mentioned in Novgorod’s scribe... more

Kobrino, village
KOBRINO, a village in Gatchina District. Population: 96. Located at the Kobrinka River (tributary of the Suyda.) 0.5 km away from K. is Pribytkovo railway station of the Gatchina-Luga branch. The name originates from the name of the Kobrin family.... more

Kobrinskoye, urban settlement
KOBRINSKOYE, an urban settlement in Gatchina District. Population: 1,200. It is situated on the Kobrinka River (tributary of the Suida), 2 km away from Pribytkovo railway station of the Gatchina-Luga branch. It adjoins Kobrino village in the... more

Koivisto*, v. Primorsk, town

Koltushi Rural Settlement
KOLTUSHI RURAL SETTLEMENT, a part of Vsevolozhsk District. Population: 9,000. In 1996–2005, it was an independent municipal entity Koltushi Volost, and since 1 January 2006 it has had the status of first-level municipal entity. It is located on the... more

Koltushi, village*, v. Koltushi rural settlement

Kommunar, town
KOMMUNAR, town in Gatchina District. Population: 17,200. Located on the bank of the Izhora River 2 km away from Antropshino Railway Station. In the 18th century, the estate in the Slavyanka valley was owned by Catherine I, and after that, Count Karl... more

Koporye, village
KOPORYE, a settlement in Lomonosov District. Population: 1,400. Located at the Koporka River, close to the railway station of the same name of the Kalische-Ust-Luga branch (opened in 1926.) The toponym K. supposedly originates from the verb “kopat”... more

Korbenichi, village
KORBENICHI, a village in Tikhvin District. Population: 44. Located on the north-western shore of Lake Kapshozero, 2 km away from the source of the Kapsha River. Via a pontoon bridge across the lake, it has access to the motor road to Tikhvin. The... more

Korobitsino, settlement
KOROBITSINO, a settlement in Vyborg District. Population: 1200. Established in 1948 by integration of the villages of Päivilä, Sakastila, Pentsilä, Aliskapa, Sakkalila. Initially it was named Srednegorye; in the late 1948 it was renamed K. in memory... more

Kotli, village
KOTLI (Finnish Kattila), a village in Kingisepp District. Population: 2013, mostly Russians and Vod. Located at the north-western end of the Izhora Hills, on a glint terrace. First mentioned in the 1499/1500 Rent Census Book of Vodskaya Pyatina as... more

Krasnogvardeysk*, v. Gatchina, town

Krasnoselskoye, settlement
KRASNOSELSKOYE (Finnish Kyyrölä before 1948), a settlement in Vyborg District. Population: 1100. Located at Lake Vishnevskoye (Finnish Yksjarvi). The toponym Kyyrölä originates from the last name Kyyrö known from the 16th century. In 1948 the... more

Krasny Bor, urban settlement
KRASNY BOR, an urban settlement in Gatchina District. Population: 4,900. It is situated at Popovka railway station of the St. Petersburg – Tosno – Moscow branch. It was established in 1935 in the territory of Podobedovka settlement and Popovka... more

Kurba, settlement
KURBA, a settlement in Podporozhye District. Population: 368. Located in the upper reaches of the Oyat River. The name originates from the Kurba River, a left-hand tributary of the Oyat. It was founded in 1959 as a settlement for timber harvesters.... more

Kuzmolovsky, urban settlement
KUZMOLOVSKY, an urban settlement in Vsevolozhsk District. Population: 9,700. It is situated at Kuzmolovo railway station of the St. Petersburg-Priozersk branch (opened in 1917), with the ring motor road extending near the settlement. The toponym... more

Kuznechnoye, urban settlement
KUZNECHNOYE, urban settlement in Priozersk District. Population: 5,200. Located in the north-east of the Karelian Isthmus, at the Lake Ladoga coast, near the borders of the Republic of Karelia and Finland. The name was given in 1948. From 1961, K.... more

Kyakisalmi*, v. Priozersk, town

Ladoga Lake
LAKE LADOGA. Located in Leningrad Oblast and the Republic of Karelia. In the Middle Ages, it was called Nevo (Baltic Finnish nevo = “moss marsh.”) The current name originates from the middle Scand. Aldoga (fm the Baltic Finnish Alodejogi = “the... more

Ladoga Canals, the
LADOGA CANALS. They connect the mouth of the Volkhov River and the head of the Neva, extending along the south coast of Lake Ladoga. There are two canals, Staroladozhsky and Novoladozhsky. The canal construction was urged by the necessity to have a... more

Ladoga, town*, v. Staraya Ladoga, village

Ladva, group of villages
LADVA, a group of Veps villages in the south-eastern part of Podporozhye District. Located on the banks of the Oyat River and Lake Ladvinskoye. It consists of the villages of Vasilievskaya, Kazychenskaya, Makarievskaya, Minitskaya, Fyodorovskaya,... more

Lampovo, village
LAMPOVO, a village in Gatchina District. Population: 1500. First mentioned in 1715 when Crown Prince Alexei Petrovich who owned that land ordered to send sifted flour for the brewer “from Lampov village to Petersburg.” Possibly it was in Peter the... more

Lava River, the
LAVA, a river in Kirovsk District. Length: 51 km. It flows out of the marshes that are situated to the east of the urban settlement of Nazia, and it flows into Lake Ladoga (Petrokrepost Bay.) The toponym is of a Baltic Finnish origin (Finnish.... more

Lebyazhye, urban settlement
LEBYAZHYE, an urban settlement in Lomonosov District. Population: 5,600. It is situated on the south coast of the Gulf of Finland, where the Lebyazhka River flows into the gulf. It was established in 1966 by integrating the villages of... more

Leningrad Gubernia*, v. Sankt-Peterburg Gubernia

Leningrad Oblast, the
LENINGRAD OBLAST, subject territory of RF. Area: 83,900 sq. Km (max. Extension from west to east: 446 km, north to south: 325 km.) Population (as of 2002): 1,669,000. The Oblast borders Pskov and Novgorod Oblasts in the south, Vologda Oblast in the... more

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