The City of Petrozavodsk Russia

The Industrial City of Petrozavodsk Karelia Republic Russia

Petrozavodsk is the capital city of the Republic of Karelia in Russia. The city lies on the western side of Lake Onega. The total calculated population of the city is 261,987 (census of 2010). This city is nearly 630 miles distant from Moscow city.

History of Petrozavodsk

The deep archeological study shows the signs of life in this city about thousand years ago and history of this city is just amazing and archaeologist still researching , The settlement of Petrovskaya Sloboda was founded by Prince Menshikov in 1773.

Petrovskaya Sloboda emerged as an established settlement of Karelia in 1777.The famous landmark of wooden church, Saint Peter and Paul is built in this time.

Climate of Petrozavodsk

The city experiences a subarctic climate. Winters are milder than other cities and are long with temperature of -10 degrees in January. The summers are warm and short with average temperature of about 16 degrees in the month of July.

Educational Institutes of Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk State University is one of the top universities in the city.

Economy of Petrozavodsk

The city has important economical ranking due to its equipment industry, machine building, metal works, mining, power generation, food and processing industries and increasing its export, which help to grow Russian economy rapidly.

Places to Visit

There are so many great , beautiful and amazing places to visit in city  and these places attract tourist all over the world such as Lake Onega, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, The Museum in the Open Air, The Stone Grove and Petrovsky garden are the top attractions of the city!

The Martsialnye Vody is the oldest spa here.  Visited by many tourists in all four seasons of the year.

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The City of Petrozavodsk

The City of Petrozavodsk


1 Response

  1. Sad but we have much the same winter in Krakow, Poland. I had been to St. Petersburg two years ago and IMO it is samyi pkyrreasnii gorod w mirie with or without the snow Greets and happy New Year!!!

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