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History of city Blagoveshchensk, Amur Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Blagoveshchensk - the center of the Amur region and the district Blagoveshchensk, located on the left bank of the Amur River, and on the right bank of the Zeya (in her mouth), on the border with China. Date of establishment - 1856. The first written mention - 1653. The city history begins with the Ust-Zeya military post.

In 1865, in the Amur region was permitted gold mining by individuals. Further development of the city until the Soviet period is inextricably linked with gold mining and timber industries. In 1888 the city earned the first ironworks in the Amur merchant N. Lvov (now the shipyard). Blagoveshchensk is also developing as a major merchant city, which had some of the largest commercial and industrial buildings ("Kunst and Albers", "IY Churin and Co" and others).

Date of foundation: 1856

Population: 224 335

Blagoveshchensk. State Bank
State Bank
Blagoveshchensk. Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel
Blagoveshchensk. The main store and office
The main store and office of Trading House "IY Churin and Co."
Blagoveshchensk. Urban Traiding rows 'Mauritania'
Urban Traiding rows "Mauritania"
Blagoveshchensk. Store of trading house
Store of trading house "IY Churin and Co."
Blagoveshchensk. Embankment of Amur river
Embankment of Amur river
Blagoveshchensk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Blagoveshchensk. Exhibition of the gold plant Pavilion
Exhibition of the gold plant Pavilion
Blagoveshchensk. Triumphal Arch
Triumphal Arch
Blagoveshchensk. Corner of streets Amur and Annunciation
Corner of streets Amur and Annunciation
Blagoveshchensk. The corner of streets Grand and Workshop
The corner of streets Grand and Workshop
Blagoveshchensk. American Street
American Street. Siberian Bank
Blagoveshchensk. Amurskaya Street
Amurskaya Street
Blagoveshchensk. Big Street
Big Street
Blagoveshchensk. Quay Street
Quay Street
Blagoveshchensk. Department store of trading house
Department store of trading house "Kunst and Albers"
Blagoveshchensk. Department store of trading house
Department store of trading house "Kunst and Albers", 1911
Blagoveshchensk. Building of Public Assembly
Building of Public Assembly
Blagoveshchensk. Tannery plant
Tannery plant
Blagoveshchensk. Panorama of the city from the bell tower
Panorama of the city from the bell tower of Shadrinsky Cathedral
Blagoveshchensk. Triumphal Arch, 1891
Triumphal Arch, 1891
Blagoveshchensk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Blagoveshchensk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Blagoveshchensk. Wharf
Wharf

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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