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History of city Olyokminsk, Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in photos

A small historical reference

Olekminsk - center of Olekminsk district of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), located in the southwest of the republic , on the left bank of the Lena. The city history begins with a small burg (fortress), who in 1635 founded yeniseian Cossacks under the leadership of Peter Beketov.

The basis of the city's economy - gold mining, forestry, meat plant, bakery, electric station, geological party, dairy plant.

Date of foundation: 1635

Population: 9 202

Olyokminsk. Chapel
Chapel
Olyokminsk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Olyokminsk. Camel caravan
Camel caravan
Olyokminsk. Windmill, 1899
Windmill, 1899

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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