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Tosno is a Russian town (from 1963, first time recorded in 1500) in the Leningrad Region.

It has the area of 412 sq. km and its population makes 39.101 people (as of 2010).

The city is located on the bank of River Tosna (the basin of Neva), 24 km to the southeast of St. Petersburg border and 52 km away from its historical center.

The district harbours wildlife areas: Lisinsky (a training base of the St. Petersburg Timber Academy), and Glebovsky bog.

Architecture and Sights

At the distance of 18 km to the southwest of Tosno, in the Lisino-korpus Settlement there is a complex of buildings of the mid 19th century: a timber technical school, a stone church, and a hunters pavilion (designed by the architect N.A. Benois).

22 km away from Tosno there are nature sanctuaries: waterfall on the Sablinka River and Sablinsky Caves on the banks of River Tosna.

At the Lyuban station 33 km away from Tosno there is a railway station building of the 19th century and the Peter and Paul Church (1867, the architect K.A. Ton).

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  (Leningrad Region)

Cities of the region

    Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)
    Lomonosov (Oranienbaum)
    Sosnovy Bor

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