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Old photos of Alatyr, Chuvash Republic
Coat of arms Alatyr

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History of city Alatyr, Chuvash Republic in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Alatyr is a town in the Chuvash Republic, located on the Sura River at its confluence with the Alatyr River.

Date of foundation: 1552

History: Alatyr is one of the oldest towns in the republic. It was founded as a fortified outpost where an old Mordvin village once stood, and was granted town status in 1780. Alatyr gained economic importance in 1894 after to the construction of the Moscow - Ryazan - Kazan railroad.

Population: 38 203

Alatyr. Agitation train on Alatyr station in 1919
Agitation train on Alatyr station in 1919
Alatyr. Coast of Sura River
Coast of Sura River
Alatyr. Coast of Sura River
Coast of Sura River
Alatyr. Coast of Sura River
Coast of Sura River
Alatyr. Hotel
Hotel
Alatyr. Movie Theater 'Ars'
Movie Theater 'Ars'
Alatyr. Bridge across the River Sura
Bridge across the River Sura
Alatyr. Railway Station
Railway Station

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After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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