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Buturlinovka is a Russian town (from 1917), the administrative center of the Buturlinovka District of the Voronezh Region.

The town is located in the northern outskirts of the Kalach Upland, on the banks of River Osered (an inflow of the Don River), 242 km to the southeast of Voronezh. It has a railway station.

The town with the population of 26 108 people (as of 2013) takes the overall area of 136 sq.km.

History of Buturlinovka

It was founded in 1740, when the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna presented these lands to the general field marshal A.B.Buturlin (1694-1767). Its first settlers were Ukrainians.

In the 19th century the settlers were engaged in sewing boots and slippers and baking brand gingerbreads. In the late 19th early 20th centuries it was a well-known settlement - one of the most populous rural settlements in Russia. It had 6 churches, a rural hospital, an almshouse, 2 wine distilleries, 3 brick factories, 20 skinneries, and 86 windmills. Annual fairs were carried out there. The main crafts of the population included smithcraft, currying, sewing sheepskin coats, and shoemaking.

Buturlinovka has been a town since 1917.

Architecture and Sights

Its most remarkable sight is the Transfiguration Cathedral built in the 19th century.



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Buturlinovka
  (Voronezh Region)

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