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Kislovodsk

Kislovodsk

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 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.


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/