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Arkhangelsk - the center of the Arkhangelsk region and the Primorsky Municipal District, located on the islands of the delta and both banks of the Northern Dvina River. Date of foundation and the first written mention - 1584. Earlier names - Novoholmogory (to 1613), Arkhangelsk city (with 1613).

Getting its history the city is the fortress Pur-Navolok and Archangel monastery. With the end of the XVI century, the city became the center of foreign trade of the Russian Empire, while the only Russian seaport for trade with Europe. In 1693, Peter I ordered the construction of the island Solombala first Russian state shipyard. The city was a major center for shipbuilding and merchant.

Date of foundation: 1584

Population: 351 226

Arkhangelsk. Solovetskoe metochion
Solovetskoe metochion
Arkhangelsk. Marketplace
Marketplace
Arkhangelsk. General view
General view of the city
Arkhangelsk. Trinity avenue
Trinity avenue
Arkhangelsk. Trinity avenue
Trinity avenue
Arkhangelsk. Men's gymnasium
Trinity avenue, men's gymnasium
Arkhangelsk. Trinity avenue, downtown
Trinity avenue, downtown
Arkhangelsk. Trinity avenue
Trinity avenue
Arkhangelsk. Little House of Peter Grand
Little House of Peter Grand
Arkhangelsk. Little House of Peter Grand
Little House of Peter Grand
Arkhangelsk. State Provincial Government Office
State Provincial Government Office
Arkhangelsk. State Provincial Government Office
State Provincial Government Office
Arkhangelsk. View of the city
View of the city from the Northern Dvina River, 1900
Arkhangelsk. Departure of Solovetsky ship
Departure of Solovetsky ship
Arkhangelsk. Steamer 'Mikhail Krilichevsky'
Steamer "Mikhail Krilichevsky"
Arkhangelsk. Steamer 'Monk Zosima'
Steamer "Monk Zosima"
Arkhangelsk. Technical school
Technical school
Arkhangelsk. The mosque
The mosque, built in 1905 year
Arkhangelsk. Shopping street
Shopping street
Arkhangelsk. Solombala
Solombala
Arkhangelsk. Resurrection nunnery
Resurrection nunnery
Arkhangelsk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Arkhangelsk. Corner of Trinity avenue and Resurrection street
Corner of Trinity avenue and Resurrection street
Arkhangelsk. Work on Smolny Buyan
Work on Smolny Buyan

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