Old photos of Znamensk, Astrakhan Oblast
Coat of arms Znamensk

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History of city Znamensk, Astrakhan Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Znamensk - center of military range Kapustin Yar, located in the north of the Astrakhan region on the left bank of the river oxbow high (erik) Podstepki. Date of establishment - 1948 year. Previous name - Kapustin Yar-1 (up to 1993 year).

The city history begins with the founding in 1947 of the military training ground near the village of Kapustin Yar. First, the builders and the military were billeted in dugouts, tents and houses of the village of Kapustin Yar, in 1949 began to appear the first Finnish houses, built in 1951 with the capital two-storey houses, barracks, administrative buildings city Znamensk.

Population: 27 202

Znamensk. Soldier park, 1955
Soldier park and barracks, 1955

Znamensk. House of officers
House of officers

Znamensk. Celebration May 1
Celebration May 1

Znamensk. City stadium
City stadium


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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