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Somino Village

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Boksitogorsk District

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Boksitogorsk District
BOKSITOGORSK DISTRICT, a part of Leningrad Oblast. Population: 34,800. Area: 7163 sq. km. Adm. center: Boksitogorsk Town. The district comprises Yefimovsky urban settlement and 275 inhabited localities. It borders Tikhvin District of Leningrad... more

Listvenka, village
LISTVENKA, a village in Boksitogorsk District. Population: 34. Located on the right bank of the Kolp River. It is on the Olyeshi-Somino motor road having access to the Novaya Ladoga-Yaroslavl route. The village has a street-type planning. Several... more

POGOSTS, a term widely used in the 10th – 18th centuries to designate territorial divisions and settlements; its meaning changed with time. P. was the term for the centers of rural communities that paid tribute to the Prince; place of tribute ... more

Somino, a country estate
Somino, a country estate (the village of Somino, the Boksitogorsk district). It is located in the eastern part of the village near the Church of Sts. Peter and Paul the Apostles. In the early 20th century the estate was called Berzhok (Abramyshevo),... more

Somino, Village
SOMINO, a village in Boksitogorsk District. Population: 383. According to a legend, the name originates from the Sominka River where Peter I caught “som”, a catfish. More probable is the toponym’s origin in the Baltic Finnish “so” = marsh, knowing... more

Tikhvin Canal System
TIKHVIN CANAL SYSTEM, a traffic artery in the north-west of European Russia. It connected the basins of the Baltic Sea and the Volga in the 19th-20th cc. It began at the city of Rybinsk on the Volga (later at the Rybinsk Reservoir), extended via the... more

Zaborye, settlement
ZABORYE, a settlement in Boksitogorsk District. Population: 1468. It is located on the left bank of the Lid River. It is adjacent to the station of the October Railroad of the same name. The Olyeshi-Somino motor road having access to the Novaya... more