Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Balabanovo

Balabanovo is a Russian city (since 1972) in the Borovsk District of the Kaluga Region. With the population of 25 505 people (2015) Balabanovo is the largest city of the district. The overal area of the city makes 993,6 hectares, with 64 hectares out of it taken with forestry fund lands. Balabanovo is located in the northern part of the Kaluga Region, at the 96 km distance from Moscow on Highway M3.

The city stands between the rivers of Protva (inflow of Oka), Istya (inflow of Nara), 76 km to the northeast of Kaluga and 96 km to the southwest of Moscow. Federal Moscow-Bryansk-Kiev Highway M3 , the Moscow Big Ring (the second concrete road) A108, and the railroad Moscow-Kiev run through the city. The railway station Balabanovo is located in the city.

In summertime the city dwellers usually take rest on the banks of the rivers Stradalovka, Protva and Istya. Besides, the city has three recreation facilities for children and the vacation retreat Balabanovo.

The remains of the 18th century Istyinsky Ironworks are located in the valley of River Istya. The plant was visited by Peter the Great in 1722. Somewhere near the plant there is Peter's Spring, which was used by the emperor, as a legend goes.



Tags: Balabanovo Kaluga Region    


Region:


City:


comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


Balabanovo
  (Kaluga Region)

Cities of the region

    Kaluga
    Tarusa
    Obninsk
    Maloyaroslavets
    Lyudinovo
    Kirov


TAGS:
Marina Gisich Gallery  Solovki  Music Festivals in Russia  Football  Alexander Benois  Uzdunrobita  Newborn  Exhibitions in Moscow  Concerts in Moscow  The Ivanovo Oblast  Russian economy  Boris Nemtsov  Aleksey Leonov   Russian Cinema  Konstantin Stanislavski  Rosbank  Vyazma  Rock Music  Russian tourism  Alexei Navalny  Boris Grebenshchikov  Simon Ushakov  Saint Petersburg  freedom of press in Russia  Vodny island  Moscow  Russian Film Distribution  International Astronautical Federation  Russian business  reconstruction  International space station  Russian television  Vyacheslav Butusov  Russian companies  Fashion and Style in Photography  Russian regions  FIFA Russia 2018  Tula  Yekaterinburg  Rudolf Nureyev  Russian Poetry  travel to Russia  St. Petersburg  Festivals in Moscow  Russian designers  FIFA World Cup   Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Sand Sculpture Festivals  Andrey Platonov  environment 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites