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History of city Ulan-Ude Republic of Buryatia in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: The capital of the Republic of Buryatia, located on both banks of the Selenga River where it meets the Uda River, in Ivolgina - Uda intermountain basin, in the central part of the country.

Date of foundation: 1666. Town Status city with 1690. Early names - Udi (winter houses until 1680) Udi forpost-prison (up to 1690), Udinsk (up to 1735), Verkhneudinsk (until 1934).

History: In 1666 Russian Cossacks were laid Udi (winter houses) to collect tribute from the local population, which was located on the high right bank of the Uda River near its mouth. From 1680 - Udi forpost-prison, through which Russian trade caravans going to China. The city became the main place of storage of the goods and the formation of the caravan, is sent to the Nerchinsk region. In 1689 - the fortress, known as Verkhneudinsk.

In the 1780s appear soap factories, lard melted, flour mills, handicraft workshops. The main occupation of the residents is trade and transport of goods, horticulture and arable farming. In 1846 in city began working glassworks merchant Kurbatov.

Economy: Extraction of minerals ("Buryatzoloto"), engineering and metalworking (aircraft factory, locomotive-car-repair factory, instrument making union, the plant "Elektromashina", Shipyard, etc.), the forest industry (Baikal Forest Company), food industry (pasta factory, confectionery, milling plant, bakery, poultry plant), light industry (tonkosukonnaya manufacture, felting production).

Sights: Houses of the middle class and merchants (house of petty bourgeois DM Paholkova), trading houses, churches (Odigitrievsky Cathedral), the building schools (district school, female grammar school), Big Gostiny Yard (shopping arcade merchant Kurbatov), construction of the XIX century.

Population: 426 650 people (2015)

Ulan-Ude. Alexandrovsky Garden, circa 1910
Alexandrovsky Garden, circa 1910

 
Ulan-Ude. Market
Market

 
Ulan-Ude. Marketplace, 1905
Marketplace, 1905

 
Ulan-Ude. Bazarnaya street
Bazarnaya street

 
Ulan-Ude. Big Nikolaevskaya street
Big Nikolaevskaya street

 
Ulan-Ude. Bolshaya Street
Bolshaya Street

 
Ulan-Ude. Bolshaya Street, shop of AF Vtorov, circa 1910
Bolshaya Street, shop of AF Vtorov, circa 1910

 
Ulan-Ude. House of Madame Goldobina
House of Madame Goldobina

 
Ulan-Ude. City College on Losevskaya street, circa 1910
City College on Losevskaya street, circa 1910

 
Ulan-Ude. Shopping Arcade, 1910
Shopping Arcade, 1910

 
Ulan-Ude. Bridge over the river Uda
Bridge over the river Uda

 
Ulan-Ude. Hotel 'Central'
Hotel "Central"

 
Ulan-Ude. Panorama of the city, away 2-storey building of the hospital, circa 1910
Panorama of the city, away 2-storey building of the hospital, circa 1910

 
Ulan-Ude. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Ulan-Ude. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Ulan-Ude. Panorama of the city, circa 1950
Panorama of the city, circa 1950

 
Ulan-Ude. Postal-telegraph office and the king's gate
Postal-telegraph office and the king's gate

 
Ulan-Ude. Pier on the river Selenga
Pier on the river Selenga

 
Ulan-Ude. Middle School №29, circa 1950
Middle School №29, circa 1950

 
Ulan-Ude. Station Verkhneudinsk
Station Verkhneudinsk

 
Ulan-Ude. Arc de Triomphe - the king's gate
Arc de Triomphe - the king's gate

 
Ulan-Ude. District college, circa 1900
District college, circa 1900

 
Ulan-Ude. The building of the hospital and outpatient clinic, circa 1910
The building of the hospital and outpatient clinic, circa 1910

 
Ulan-Ude. Railway station, 1909
Railway station, 1909

 

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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