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Description of Svetogorsk
Svetogorsk, until 1949 Enso, is a city in the
Vyborg district of the Leningrad Region, the administrative center
of the Svetogorsk urban settlement. Population - 15 546 people.
(2018). The city is located on the Vuoksa River in the northern part
of the Karelian Isthmus, 188 kilometers from St. Petersburg.
According to its geographical position is the most northern city of
the Leningrad region. The nearest city from Finland is Imatra (a
distance of about 12 km).
Two small rivers flow
through Svetogorsk: Unterniska and Kivioy (Dirty stream).
Previously, in Unterniske, residents of the city were engaged in
fishing and bathed in dams made. The baths on the river were
arranged by the Finns near the present-day Sportivnaya street.
Boards were thrown across the river from which women were rinsing
laundry (this is about crossing the river near Kirov Street).