Old photos of Onega, Arkhangelsk Oblast
Coat of arms Onega

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History of city Onega, Arkhangelsk Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Onega - the center of the Onega district of Arkhangelsk region, located in the north-west of region, at the mouth of the Onega River, 7 km from the Onega Bay of the White Sea, opposite the mouth of the River Ponga. Date of obtaining the status of the city - 1780 year. The first written mention - 1137. Previous name - Mouth Onega (up to 1780 year), Oneg (up to 1784 year).

The main type of production life of the city is of forest-industrial complex - Sawing and Woodworking Combine ("Onega LDK"), production and forestry association "Onegales." Previously, the city acted hydrolysis plant, produced from waste lumber ethyl alcohol, fodder yeast, furfural.

Population: 19 706

Onega. Middle Prospect
Middle Prospect

Onega. Middle Prospect
Middle Prospect

Onega. Monastery of the Cross
Monastery of the Cross

Onega. Cathedral avenue
Cathedral avenue


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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