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History of city Makhachkala (Petrovsk) Republic of Dagestan in photos

A small historical reference

History: Makhachkala - the capital of the Republic of Dagestan, located between Mount Tarki-Tau and the Caspian Sea. The city rivers Cerkez-Ozen (Talginka) and Tarnair. Date of establishment - 1844. Previously, the name - Petrovsky (until 1857), Port Petrovsk (until 1918), Shamil Kala (until 1921). May 14, 1921 renamed Makhachkala in honor of Magomed-Ali Dahadaeva, bolshevik-revolutionary.

At the end of the XIX century it was built artificial harbor and port, brewery, printing, two tobacco factories, paper spinning mill JSC "Caspian manufactory". At the beginning of the XX century it was built a small refinery, railway workshops.

Date of foundation: 1844

Population: 587 876

Makhachkala. Railway station
Railway station

 
Makhachkala. Railway station
Railway station

 
Makhachkala. Panorama of the harbor
Panorama of the harbor

 
Makhachkala. Market
Market

 
Makhachkala. Baryatinsky street
Baryatinsky street

 
Makhachkala. Hotel 'Europe'
Baryatinsky street, hotel "Europe"

 
Makhachkala. Baryatinsky street
Baryatinsky street

 
Makhachkala. House of Prince Baryatinsky
House of Prince Baryatinsky. Beginning of the twentieth century

 
Makhachkala. The main building of the university in 1960's
The main building of the university in 1960's

 
Makhachkala. The city beach, 1968
The city beach, 1968

 
Makhachkala. Opening of the monument to VI Lenin
Opening of the monument to V.I. Lenin

 
Makhachkala. In the port Petrovsk
In the port Petrovsk

 
Makhachkala. Monument to IV Stalin
Monument to I.V. Stalin

 
Makhachkala. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Makhachkala. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city, on the mountain - the lighthouse

 
Makhachkala. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city from the sea

 
Makhachkala. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Makhachkala. Train with the delegates
Train with the delegates of the 1st Congress of the Comintern Peoples of the East

 
Makhachkala. Railway station Square
Railway station Square

 
Makhachkala. Street Dahadaeva
Street Dahadaeva, circa 1930's

 
Makhachkala. Caspian Fleet
Caspian Fleet

 
Makhachkala. Temple of Alexander Nevsky
Temple of Alexander Nevsky

 
Makhachkala. School №4
School №4, circa 1960's

 
Makhachkala. Students of Maritime College
Students of Maritime College on practice

 

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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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