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Nerekhta

Nerekhta

Nerekhta is occasionally included as a secondary Golden Ring City. It makes a perfect trip from Kostroma especially if you want to see a quaint and sleepy provincial city where many old buildings have been preserved, including several pretty churches.


Basic facts
Name in Russian
Нерехта
Status
City and administrative centre of the Nerekhta District of the Kostroma Region
Location
On the River Nerekhta; 365km north-east of Moscow
Distance
40km south-west of Kostroma
Time Zone
Moscow Time
Population
21,847 people (2014)
First Mentioned
1214
Titles/Awards
Golden Ring City (Secondary)
City Day
2 August
Official Website
http://www.nerehta.org/