Pictures from Central Russia.

Note: some cities had different names in the Soviet Union. For example the city Vytka was renamed in the Soviet era to Kirov (after the Communist leader Sergei Kirov), but now it keeps its historical name Vyatka.

Administrative map of Central and South parts of Russia from the PCL collection, Un. of Texas at Austin (GIF file, 40 kb). The alphabetic list of cities and places in Central Russia:

Bryansk
Gorodets
Ivanovo
Kazan
Kolomna
Lipetsk
Nizhni Novgorod (Gorkii)
Penza
Pereslavl-Zalessky
Ryazan
Samara (Kuibyshev)
Saratov
Simbirsk (Ulyanovsk)
Suzdal'
Tambov
Tula
Vladimir
Volgograd
Vologda
Voronezh
Vyatka (Kirov)
Yaroslavl
Yasnay Polyana
Yoshkar-Ola.

Virtual tours along cities and places in Central Russia.

You can find more information about Russian cities on the Web by going to the server in N.Novgorod (Russia) maintained by Sergey Gorokhov (webmaster@unn.runnet.ru)

(Note: sometimes making a connection to a server in Russia is slow or impossible. If your attempt failed, try later again !)


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Last update: March 11, 1998