Old photos of Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan Oblast
Coat of arms Akhtubinsk

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History of city Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Ahtubinsk - center of Achtubinskiy district Astrakhan region, located on the north of the region, on the left banks of the tributaries of the Volga - Akhtuba, Vladimirovka and Kalmynki. The city history begins with the union of villages Vladimirovka (Vladimirovskaya Sloboda), Peter and Paul village and Akhtuba.

Residents Vladimirovka engaged in the cultivation of grain and cattle. Settlers assigned to the salt business, became serfs, and they took up rents in grain and salt. On the pier were built Mans salt warehouse, delivered salt lake Baskunchak.

History of village Peter and Paul dates back to 1867, when 3 kilometers south-west of the settlement Vladimirovka on the left bank of the Volga, in the backwater, which empties into the river Akhtuba, was laid Vladimirovka jetty for loading salt on riverboats. In 1910 in the village Peter and Paul stock company "Ocean" organized Shipyard point in time grew up in Shipyard.

The city's main institution is the State Flight Test Center V.P. Chkalov.

Population: 41 853

Akhtubinsk. Panorama of Vladimir Sloboda, 1929
Panorama of Vladimir Sloboda, 1929
Akhtubinsk. Warehouses of the merchants
Warehouses of the merchants
Akhtubinsk. Staircase with Ardahan to the river
Staircase with Ardahan to the river
Akhtubinsk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

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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