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Staraya Russa

Essentials

Staraya Russa


Basic facts
Name in Russian Старая Русса
Status City and administrative centre of the Staraya Russa District of the Novgorod Region
Location On the River Polist
Distance 100km south of Novgorod, 295km south of St Petersburg, 560km north-west of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 29,979 people (2014)
First Mentioned 1167
Former Names Rusa
Official Website http://admgorod.strussa.net/