Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Dimitrovgrad

Dimitrovgrad is a Russian town in the Ulyanovsk Region. It is located in Zavolzhye, at the inflow of River Bolshoi Cheremshan into the Cheremshan Gulf of the Kuibyshev water reservoir, 90 km to the east of Ulyanovsk. It is a railway station and a multiple road junction.

It is famous for the beaver wildlife area located in the Melekes District on the Cheremsha River.

The town takes the overall area of 104sq.km and has the population of 118 513 people (as of 2014).

History of Dimitrovgrad

It was founded as the Melekes Plant Village at the state distillery in the first half of the 18th century. It was Melekes Settlement of the Stavropol District of the Samara Province From 1877.

In 1919 it became the town of Melekes, named after the Melekes River (translated as "still water" from Iranian).

The town of Melekes was part of the Middle Volga area from 1928, of the Kuibyshev Region from 1936, and of the Ulyanovsk Region from 1943.

In 1972 it was renamed into Dimitrovgrad in honor of the figure of Comintern and Bulgarian communist party G. M. Dimitrov s (1882-1949).

Architecture and Sights

In the region remaining constructions of the Zakamsky defensive line (1652-56) can be seen in the Dimitrovgrad District.



Tags: Dimitrovgrad     


Region:


City:






Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



Dimitrovgrad
  (Ulyanovsk Region)

Cities of the region

    Ulyanovsk
    Inza
    Barysh
    Novoulyanovsk
    Cherdakly
    Novospasskoye
    Isheyevka


TAGS:
Power Museums  UFO  Nature Reserves  Dmitry Moor  City Tours  Sochi Olympic Games 2014  Volgograd Monuments  Russian celebrities  Russian business  Russian economy  Russian scientists  Tsaritsyno  Russian singers  St. Petersburg  Nizhniy Tagil  Amursk  Rokot  Football  Soviet Union  Russian Cinema  fountain  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Chelyabinsk Region  Moscow traffic  Tomsk  Russian tourism  travel to Russia  Armament  Unusual Monuments  Murmansk  Russian science  Russian National Parks  FIFA Fan Festival  Russian law  Russian-Georgian relations  odd news  Russian Orthodox Church  EU sanctions  Capello  Kaluga  Russian sportsmen  Michael Barclay de Tolly  IVKA  Exhibition Fairs  Happy Birthday  Birchbark Handicrafts  Exhibitions in Moscow  Kostroma  Moscow  the Volga Region  


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites