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Svetogorsk

Svetogorsk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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).

Geography
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).

 

 

 

 

 


 

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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