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Yartsevo is a Russian city (since 1926), the administrative center of the Yartsevo District in the Smolensk Region.

The city's population makes 45 559 people (as of 2016). The city is the fourth largest city in regards of population in the Smolensk Region: it ranges after Smolensk (328 906), Vyazma (53 660) and Roslavl (51 466).

Yartsevo stands on the banks of River Vop' (inflow of Dnieper), at the distance of 350 km from Moscow and 63 km from Smolensk, on the highway Moscow Minsk. The railway station of Yartsevo is on the line Moscow Brest.

Federal Highway M1 Belarus (aka Minsk Highway) runs through the city of Yartsevo, as well as the Smolensk branch of the Moscow Railway, connecting some enterprises of the city.

Places of Interest:

Local History Museum,

City Palace of Culture,

The Sovremennik Club,

Apostles Sts. Peter and Pavel Church,

Archangel Michael Church

St. George Church

Architecture Monuments:

Clock Tower of the Khludov Manufactory (the end of the 19th century),

Khludov's Barracks of the late 19th century,

Building of the Local History Museum,

Building of the Palace of Culture

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