Old photos of Birsk, Republic of Bashkortostan
Coat of arms Birsk

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History of city Birsk, Republic of Bashkortostan in photos

A small historical reference

Birsk - center of Birsk region of Bashkortostan, in the north of the country, on the right bank of the White River, a tributary of the Kama River. Date of establishment - 1663 year. The first written mention - 1555 year. The city history begins with the fortress, founded in 1663 on the site of burnt during the uprising of the Bashkir village of Arkhangelsk.

By the end of the XIX century the city's population was engaged in agriculture, cattle breeding, hunting, trade and handicrafts. They were discovered theater, three libraries, a real school, female grammar school and business school.

Date of foundation:


Population: 46 132


Birsk. Holy Trinity Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Birsk. Holy Trinity Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Birsk. City library
City library
Birsk. Firemen of city
Firemen of city
Birsk. Town Government
Town Government
Birsk. Trade fair
Trade fair
Birsk. House of brothers Chirkov
House of brothers Chirkov
Birsk. Mosque
Mosque built in 1903 year
Birsk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Birsk. Real college
Real college
Birsk. Siberian Trade Bank
Siberian Trade Bank

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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