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Vyazma

Vyazma is located between Smolensk and Moscow and in its history it has suffered at the hands of the armies of both Napoleon and Hitler. As a result the city has been named a City of Military Glory. A visit to Vyazma could be combined with a trip to nearby Gagarin.

Vyazma


Basic facts
Name in Russian
Вязьма
Status
City and administrative centre of the Vyazma District of the Smolensk Region
Location
On the River Vyazma
Distance
235km west of Moscow
Time Zone
Moscow Time
Population
54,754 people (2014)
First Mentioned
1239
Titles/Awards
City of Military Glory
City Day
On Pentecost
Official Website
http://www.mgorv.ru/