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Kaluga Region has a lot to offer both to those who are looking for marvellous landscapes and to those, who are interested in scientific and cultural heritage. The sightseeing includes Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, the Memorial House Museum of Konstantin E.Tsiolkovsky, architectural monuments of Kaluga city, as well as spiritual centres of the Saint-Vvedensky Monastary (Optina Pustyn) and the Pafnutiev-Borovsky Monastery.

Ugra National Park will surprise you by the beauty of its territory and a number of historical places tied closely to the park. Marvellous nature is an inalienable feature of Kaluga Region, where picturesque natural landscapes add special charm to the ancient towns.

Kaluga Region has a population of about 1,100,000 people, with some 75% of inhabitants living in cities. One-fifth of the work force in the region has a higher education. Together with a large number of research centres and universities this leads to the high development of science and modern engineering.

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