Old photos of Zmeinogorsk, Altai Krai
Coat of arms Zmeinogorsk

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History of city Zmeinogorsk, Altai Krai in photos

A small historical reference

Zmeinogorsk - Center of Zmeinogorsk District of the Altai Territory, located in the south of Territory, on the banks of rivers Korboliha and Zmeevka (tributaries of the river Aley). Date of foundation and the first written mention - 1736. The city history begins with the founding of the settlement after the discovery in 1735 serebrosvintsovyh ores and in 1757 - a fortress to protect the wealth produced.

The main industrial activities Zmeinogorsk - mining and the production of more than 100 years the city was the main supplier of gold and silver of the Russian Empire. By the end of XIX - early XX century mining and ore processing is terminated and converted into trade Zmeinogorsk village with small-scale industry. Now the industry is represented Zmeinogorskaya Distillery and agriculture.

Date of foundation: 1736. Town status - 1952.

Population: 10 569

Zmeinogorsk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city


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After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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