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Bologoye is a Russian town in the Tver Region. The town is located in the northern part of the Valday Upland, on the lake Bologoye, 164 km to the northwest of Tver.

It is a railway junction. The town with the population of 22 177 people (as of 2014) takes the area of 123 sq km.

History of Bologoye

Bologoye station was founded in 1851 after construction of the Nikolaevkaya (nowadays Oktyabrskaya) railroad. A railway settlement with depot and workshops grew up on its base. It was named after the lake Bologoye that it stands on. The hydronym comes from the Old Russian word bologo meaning the benefit, the goodness.

It has been an important railway junction since the 19th century. Bologoye became a town in 1926.

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