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Old photos of Apatity, Murmansk Oblast
Coat of arms Apatity

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History of city Apatity, Murmansk Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Apatity is a town in Murmansk Oblast, located along the Murman Railway between Lake Imandra and the Khibiny Mountains, 23 km (14 mi) west of Kirovsk and 185 km (115 mi) south of Murmansk.

Date of foundation: 1926. The first mention - 1916.

History: The town is named after one of its most abundant natural resources in the area, apatite, the raw mineral used in the production of phosphorus mineral fertilizers. Former names until 1926 - White.

Population: 56 730

Apatity. Academic Town (Akademgorodok)
Academic Town (Akademgorodok)
Apatity. Lenin Square
Lenin Square and the view of Socialist street
Apatity. Construction of the house №20
Construction of the house №20 on street Fersman
Apatity. Cosmonauts Street, 1967
Cosmonauts Street, 1967

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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