Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Kuznetsk

Kuznetsk is a Russian city (from 1780) in the Penza Region, the administrative center of the Kuznetsk municipal district.

Kuznetsk is the second-largest and important city of the Penza Region.

The city with the population of 86 155 people (as of 2014) takes the area of 42 sq km.

It is located in the central part of the Volga Hills, on the banks of River Truyov (influx of River Sura), 121 km to the east of Penza. It is a big railway station.

History of Kuznetsk

It was founded as the village of Truyevo on the bank of River Truyov at the end of the 17th century. The Resurrection (Voskresenie) Church was built in the village in 1699 and the village was renamed into Truyovo-Voskresenskoye in its honor. In the 18th century it was named Naryshkino after the last name of its landowner.

In 1780 it became a district town of the Saratov Province and due to its well-developed smithcraft was renamed into Kuznetsk (from the Russian word kuznets, i.e. blacksmith). From 1797 it was part of the Saratov Province.

In 1856 the district city of Kuznetsk of the Saratov Province had 4 churches, 1699 houses, and 122 shops.



Tags: Kuznetsk     


Region:


City:


comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


Kuznetsk
  (Penza Region)

Cities of the region

    Penza
    Nikolsk
    Zarechny
    Kamenka
    Serdobsk
    Nizhny Lomov
    Mokshan
    Srednyaya Elyuzan
    Bessonovka
    Zemetchino
    Bashmakovo


TAGS:
Bulgaria ship accident  Installations  Russian tourism  Regional Cuisines  Air Festival  Russian startups  Leningrad Region  Mariinsky theatre  human rights  Flying Laboratory  Bankruptcy  Moscow  Fabio Capello  Classical Music  Emil Gilels  Gennady Padalka  Yaroslavl Region  St. Petersburg  Romanovs  Russian business  Nature  Nikolai Batalov  Robot Fyodor  Moscow State University  Eurovision  Russian religion  Russian Stage Directors  Russian universities  Russian Myths  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Cyprus crisis  Monuments in Moscow  Concerts in St. Petersburg  Russian scientists  Russian science  Russian economy  Russian beaches  Karelia   Spasskaya Tower  Russian Dolls   Architecture Monuments  weather  Meccano  Russian Cinema  Travellers  Ecological Projects  Fake Paintings  Calligraphy Museum  Exhibitions in Moscow  Chizh 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites