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Old photos of Aleksin, Tula Oblast
Coat of arms Aleksin

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History of city Aleksin, Tula Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Aleksin is a town and the administrative center of Aleksinsky District in Tula Oblast, Russia, located 71 kilometers (44 mi) northwest of Tula.

Date of foundation: 1348, the first mention - 1238

History: Aleksin founded at the end of the 13th century and first mentioned in 1348 in the Nikon Chronicle. Aleksin was sacked by Khan Akhmat in 1472 during his invasion of the Grand Duchy of Moscow. The city status - 1777. Because of its location on the Oka River, it was, for a while, an important inland port. The town expanded in the 1930s with the construction of a chemical plant.

Population: 61 732

Aleksin. Marketplace
Marketplace
Aleksin. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Aleksin. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Aleksin. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Aleksin. The First Promising Street
The First Promising Street
Aleksin. The First Promising Street
The First Promising Street
Aleksin. Cathedral
Cathedral
Aleksin. Zemstvo (i.e. District Management Office)
Zemstvo (i.e. District Management Office)

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

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


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