Old photos of Mezen, Arkhangelsk Oblast
Coat of arms Mezen

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History of city Mezen, Arkhangelsk Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Mezen - center of Mezensky District of Arkhangelsk Region, situated on the north of the region, on the right bank of the river Mezen at the confluence of the river Tov. Date of foundation and the first written mention - XVI century. Previous name - Okladnikova Sloboda. City history originates from two settlements - Okladnikova Sloboda (Sokolny Nova) and Kuznetsova Sloboda. The development of the city contributed to the port and the large number of wealthy residents - merchants guild II (two), merchants guild III (58), the middle class (583).

Population: 3 325

Mezen. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

Mezen. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

Mezen. Vladimirsky avenue
Vladimirsky avenue

Mezen. Women
Women of city Mezen


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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