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Kuvshinovo is a Russian town in the Tver Region. The town is located in Valday Hills, on the banks of River Osuga (the basin of Volga), 133 km to the west of Tver. It has a railway station.

Kuvshinovo takes the area of 18 sq km and has the population of 9574 people (as of 2014).

History of Kuvshinovo

It was founded as Kamenskoye Settlement recorded in the census book for 1624-25.

A paper-mill was opened there at the end of 1829 and was purchased by the businessman M. Kuvshinov in the early 1870s.

The Kuvshinovo railway station was opened near th settlement in 1910. It was named after the land owner. The working settlement, which grew up at the station absorbed the settlement of Kamenskoye. The working settlement of Kuvshinovo from 1925, it was the center of the Kamensk District of the Western area.

In 1938 the settlement was transformed into the town of Kuvshinovo.

Architecture and Sights

House of Yu.M. Kuvshinova (1916), the building of the People's House (1913).

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Cities of the region

    Vyshny Volochyok
    Zapadnaya Dvina

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