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Novgorod Veliky

Essentials

Veliky Novgorod


Basic facts
Name in Russian Новгород (Великий Новгород)
Status City-municipality and administrative centre of the Novgorod Region
Location On the River Volkhov
Distance 200km south-east of St Petersburg, 530km north-west of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 219,971 people (2014)
First Mentioned 859
Titles/Awards City of Military Glory
City Day 8 June
Official Website http://www.adm.nov.ru/