The City of Arkhangelsk is also known as Archangel
It is the central city that handle administrative affairs of the Arkhangelsk Oblast. Total population of the city is nearly 348,783. City is on 50th number is terms of population.
Total area of the city is 294.42 km2. It is located on Northern Dvina River and quite close to White Sea. This city is about 767 miles away from the Russian capital, Moscow .
History of the city
City was founded in 1584. Initially , the city played the role of being the only trade channel for Moscow. In 17th century, Peters the Great constructed the state shipyard in this city.
Climate of the city
The city witness freezing winters when the temperature drops to around -45 ◦C. In summers, the temperature usually stays around 25◦C to 30◦C.
Educational Institutes of the city
Arkhangelsk State Technical University, Northern State Medical University and North Arctic State University are the top universities of this city.
Economy of the city
In 20th century, timber trading became the most important export of the area. Paper Industry and Sea food industries are the next major economic constituents of this region.
Tourist Attractions in Arkhangelsk
Malye Karely Open Air Museum, Small Korela Wooden Architecture and Folk Art Museum and Pedestrian Chumbarova-Luchinskogo Avenue are among the famous tourist attractions of the city. This particular city is famous for the historical and beautiful monuments.