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Kislovodsk

Essentials

Kislovodsk literally translates as Sour Waters and it is one of the main cities of the Mineral Water resorts in the North Caucasus. Kislovodsk is famed for its natural springs of water said to have medicinal powers and as such Kislovodsk is now a popular spa city. Many people come here to drink the waters and walk in the city’s park. From Kislovodsk it is very easy to visit other Mineral Waters resorts or go on tours to other parts of the Caucasus, including Dombai and Mount Elbrus.

Kislovodsk


Basic facts
Name in Russian Кисловодск
Status Сity-municipality resort in the Stavropol Territory
Location In the northern foothills of the Greater Caucasus Mountains
Distance 195km north-west of Pyatigorsk, 1,415km south of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 129,949 people (2014)
Founded 1803
City Day In September
Official Website http://kislovodsk-kurort.org/