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Novozybkov

Novozybkov

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description of Novozybkov

Novozybkov is a city since 1809 in the south-west of the Bryansk region of Russia, the administrative center of the Novozybkovsky district, forming the administrative unit and the municipal formation of the city of Novozybkov with the status of a city district.

 

 

 

History Novozybkov

Sloboda Zhybkaya
For the first time it is mentioned as a settlement Zybkaya in the universal of Starodubsky colonel Mikhail Miklashevsky dated September 12, 1701. The main part of the inhabitants of the settlement Zybkoy were Old Believers (Russian Orthodox Christian movement), who resettled from the central regions of the country. Throughout the history of the city, Old Believers played a prominent role in the life and development of the city of Novozybkov. The main activity of the inhabitants in the XVII - first half of the XVIII century was the production of ropes, handicraft production, jewelry. In 1708-1709 The townspeople, together with the population of the surrounding settlements and cities, participated in repelling the invasion of Swedish troops. Since 1781, the settlement entered the Novomestsky district.

County town
In 1808, Zybkaya became the center of Novozybkovsky district, developing other nearby settlements, in 1809 officially received the modern name and status of the city as part of the Chernigov province.

During the Patriotic War of 1812, the Novozybkov detachment of the Chernihiv militia of about 2,000 men was formed, which participated in the battles as part of the Bryansk-Chernihiv militia, corps S. L. Ratt, M. B. Barclay de Tolly. In 1822 a county school appeared as a city.

In 1864, the first match factory appeared in the city, subsequently the number of factories and plants of this profile in the city and its environs reached 10, the production of goods was approximately 250–300 million boxes per year. In 1876 a telegraph line connected Novozybkov and Klintsy. In 1879, the Zemstvo Public Library was founded. Through the efforts of the public and individuals, such educational institutions as a real school (1875), a female gymnasium (1880), and an agricultural technical school (1900) were created. In 1887 a railway station appeared on the road, which connected Novozybkov with Bryansk, Gomel, Novgorod-Seversky.

By the early 1900s. Novozybkov became the country's largest producer of important household products. The number of industrial enterprises has steadily increased.

In 1919, Novozybkov became part of the Gomel province.

 

 

 


 

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Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips