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Kovylkino is a Russian city, the administrative center of the Kovylkino District of Mordovia Republic.

The city stands on the left bank of the Moksha River (influx of Oka), 116 km to the southwest of Saransk.

It has a railway station.

Kovylkino is surrounded with vacation retreats and sanatoria.

The city with the population of 20 820 people (as of 2014) takes the area of 41 sq km.

History of Kovylkino

It was originally the village of Lashma, which appeared in the 17th century at the latest. In 1703 it was delivered into possession of the baptized Tatar prince K.N. Kashayev and after some time was named Kashayevo. After the foundation of the Resurrection Church in the settlement it was renamed into Voskresenskaya (i.e. Resurrection) Lashma.

The railroad was laid near the settlement and the railway station Arapovo (named after the land owner) was opened there in 1892. The settlement that grew up around the station absorbed Voskresenskaya Lashma and was renamed Kovylkino in 1919 after the panel member of the railroad peoples commissariat S. T. Kovylkin.

The working settlement of Kovylkino since 1940. The city since 1960.

Places of Interest:

The House Museum of the artist Fedot Sychkov is located in the village of Kochelayevo, which is 12 km away from Kovylkino.



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Kovylkino
  (Republic of Mordovia)

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