Add to favorite
russian visa

Dubna is a science town in the north of the Moscow Region (located 125 km away from Moscow, it borders on the Tver Region), and the largest centre on nuclear physics research in Russia.

The town taking the area of 7166 hectares has the population of 68 thousand persons. Dubna is one of the greenest cities among Moscow suburbs.

Scientists of many countries have been fruitfully co-operating here for more than half a century. Thanks to local scientists works the town of Dubna is the only one in Russia immortalized in the Mendeleyev periodic system: dubnium discovered by Dubna scientists is the 105th chemical element.

Dubna is the native land of water skiing in Russia. The water sports area for competitions here is considered one of the best in Europe.

Dubna boasts the second-largest Lenin monument in the world (the biggest monument to Lenin is in Volgograd). The monument was set up on the Moscow Canal back in 1937. Together with the pedestal its height reaches 37 metres (figure height 25) and its weight is 540 tons. On the opposite bank the monument to Stalin was fixed up. However, after his death and exposure of the cult of personality" the monument was blown up, but the pedestal remained.

Tags: Moscow Region     



Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

  (Moscow Region)

Cities of the region

    Sergiev Posad
    Pavlovsky Posad


Arts and Crafts  music  St. Petersburg  Evgeny Garanichev  Russian courts  Elena Bryntsalova  Spartak Moscow  Moscow  Russian science  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Cinema  Russian Art Festival  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian economy  aircraft  Russian business  Russian children  Space Topography  Polymeric Memristors  Russian industrial areas  Novgorod region  Russian technologies  Russian natural reserves  physics  Sects  Russian tourism  Red Square  Yo-mobile  Synagogues  Vyshny Volochyok  Concerts in St. Petersburg  Primorsky Territory  Sochi  Exhibitions in Perm  Tavrichesky garden  Baikal  American Magazines  Russian trade  Tsaritsyno  train tickets Saransk  Space Exploration  White Nights Festival  Bashneft  Yandex  Alexander Kuprin  ROSCOSMOS  Russian scientists  Counts  Vladimir Shinkarev  Eldar Ryazanov 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites