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Church of Pokrov-on-Nerl

Church of Pokrov-on-Nerl

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Vladimir, Russia one of the oldest and most famous cities of Russia is the center of the Vladimir region.

The city has the population of 360,000 people and covers the area of 11,145 hectares.Growing cities in the region other than Vladimir are Kovrov, Murom, Alexandrov and Gus-Krustalny.

 has a millenial history; according to the latest data discovered by the historians and archaeologists, Vladimir was founded in 995.

In the early part of Vladimir's history the city was the capital of Russia. It was a political, cultural and religious center .

Vladimir is famous for its unique cathedrals dating back to the XII century. Four of them are included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

The city belongs to the so called "Golden Ring" of Russia and, consequently, presents a major international tourist center.

The geographical position of Vladimir makes it an attractive place for business development. The city is located in the Central Region of Russia; 180 km east of Moscow. Such prominent scientific-industrial centers as Nizhni-Novgorod, Ivanovo, Yaroslavl and Ryazan are situated not far from Vladimir. The city is linked with them by railways and highways.

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