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Lodeynoye Pole District

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Leningrad Oblast, the

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Alyokhovshchina, village
ALYOKHOVSCHINA, a village in Lodeynoye Pole District. Population: 1882. It is situated on the banks of the Oyat River. It is situated at the crossing of motor roads to Lodeynoye Pole, Tikhvin, Domozhirovo, and Yaroslavichi. The name originates from... more

Children Art Schools
CHILDREN’S ARTS SCHOOLS (CAS). In the last years Children’s Musical Schools (CMS) and Children’s Painting Schools (CPS) have had a growing tendency for unification into Children’s Arts Schools (CAS). By 2007 the Leningrad oblast had had 104 CAS,... more

Co-operative gardens
CO-OPERATIVE GARDENS, noncommercial organizations established in the form of noncommercial partnerships or consumers’ cooperatives (their activity is regulated by the federal laws “On Noncommercial Organizations” of Jan. 12, 1996 and “On Gardening,... more

Eparhy of Novgorod
Eparhy of Novgorod. It is one of the oldest eparchies in Russia (it has been being since 992). The eparchy was the largest, it included five administrative regions (pyatinas) as well as the Pskov, Onega Lake, Karelia lands and the region of the... more

Eparhy of Olonets and Kargopol
The Eparchy of Olonets and Kargopol. Othodox monasteries and churches of the Olonets region (the territories of present-day Korelia, partly of the Vologda and Leningrad Regions) were originally included into the Eparchy of Novgorod. The foundation... more

Imochenitsi, a country estate
Imochenitsi, a country estate (the Lodeinoye Pole district, on the right bank of the Oyat River). Lands, where the estate was located, were bought by the painter V.D. Polenov's grand grandfather in the end of 18th century. In 1855 a three-storied... more

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

Lodeynoye Pole District coat of arms and flag, the
The Lodeynoye Pole District's coat of arms and flag are the official approved symbols of the Municipal Union “Lodeynopolskiy rayon” (The Lodeynoye Pole District) (with the decision of the Municipal Assembly of the Municipal Union “Lodeynopolskiy... more

Municipal Unions
MUNICIPAL ENTITIES, urban or rural (may comprise several united rural localities, such as a volost in Leningrad Oblast) – a settlement, municipal district, or urban area (and an intra-city area of a federal level city), where local government is... more

"Nizhnesvirsky", a reserve
The "Nizhnesvirsky" natural reserve is located on the territory of the Lodeynopolskiy District. Its are is 41615 hectares. It was founded on 11 June 1980 on the base of the Nizhnesvirsky reserve. It included the shore and the part of the water... more

Oyat River, the
OYAT, river, left-hand tributary of the Svir River. Length: 266 km. The average flow rate in the mouth is 54.8 cu. m/s, catchment area: 5220 sq. km. Its source is Lake Chaimozero on the Veps Hills (in Vologda Oblast, 7 km away from the Leningrad... more

Oyatskaya ceramics
OYAT POTTERY. Pottery existed in Russian and Veps villages on the Oyat River (modern Lodeynoye Pole District) from time immemorial. It was due to deposits of high quality red clay. Pottery was especially developed in the XVIII c. Oyat potters... more

Podporozhye District
PODPOROZHYE DISTRICT, municipal entity. Population: 35,200. Area: 7705.5 sq. km. Located in the north-east of Leningrad Oblast. In the north-west and north, it borders Olonets, Pryazha, and Prionezhsky Districts of the Republic of Karelia; in the... more

Protection of monuments of history and culture
The protection of history and culture monuments. Issues of the monuments protection are germane to the degree of their studying, right description and fixing. In Russia, the beginnings of interest in monuments of native antiquity were reflected in... more

ROADS. Historically, the road network in the territory of Leningrad oblast has been developing unevenly: the regions east of the Volkhov River are worse provided with R. because the principal economic, military, and cultural centers have always been... more

Svir River, the
SVIR, a river in the north-east of Leningrad Oblast. Length: 224 km. Average flow rate at the mouth: 780 cu. m/s, catchment area: 84,400 sq. km. It flows from Lake Onega at its south-western end, crosses Podporozhye and Lodeynoye Pole Districts, and... more

Tervenichi, village
TERVENICHI, a village in Lodeynoye Pole District. Population: 409. Located on the western shore of Lake Pogostskoye. The Veps name for the village is Terl (from the Old Veps name Terv; the current Veps “terv” = tar.) The village has access to the... more

Tikhvin District
TIKHVIN DISTRICT, municipal entity. Population: 14,600. Area: 6997.5 sq. km. Adm. center: Tikhvin Town. The district comprises 198 rural localities united into 8 rural settlements. It is located in the east and south-east of Leningrad Oblast. It... more

Veps (IN FORMER TIMES - Chud (Chudes), Chukhars, Kaivans; Veps' native names in the Leningrad Oblast are Vepsya/Bepsya/Veps, Vepslyayzhet/Vepslaazhed/Bepslaazhed, Lyudinikad, Chukharid) are an ethnic community. The Veps language is related to the... more

"Vepssky Les" ("Veps Forest"), a park
Vepssky Les ("Veps Forest") is a state natural park. It is located in the territory of the Podporozhie, Tihvin, Boksitogorsk, Lodetnoy Pole districts. It occupies the area of 189,1 thousand hectares. It was founded with resolution of the Governor of... more

Water - marsh lands
The water - marsh lands (WML; the Ramsar sites is the name of the Ramsarskiye lands(ugodya) in the international classification) . They were founded to protect the waterfowl habitat. The list of 35 lands was registered with the Government... more

Wooden architecture
Wooden architecture. In the east and north-east of the Leningrad Oblast (Boksitogorsk, Podporozhye, Lodeynoye Pole districts) there are many preserved wooden building that are typical for the Russian North: izbas (Russian traditional wooden peasant... more