Nizhny Novgorod is a large city on the Volga River in western Russia. It’s known for its 16th-century Kremlin, ringed by 13 fortified towers, including the Dmitrovskaya Tower. Within the Kremlin’s walls is the green-spired Cathedral of the Archangel Michael, rebuilt in the 17th century. Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum, housed in a grand building, exhibits Russian and European paintings and a collection of icons. Interesting Facts You Should Know About Nizhny Novgorod. Nizhny Novgorod was once named Gorky. Nizhny Novgorod is known as Russia’s Hollywood. The Soviet Union’s first tank was made in Nizhny Novgorod. Foreign tourists were once banned from Nizhny Novgorod.
Historical, Cultural facts & Religion
Nizhny Novgorod was founded by Prince Yuri II of Vladimir on 4 February 1221. Citizens organized an army to liberate Moscow from the Poles in 1611, led by Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky. During the Russian Empire, in 1817 Nizhny Novgorod became the country’s main trading city. Nizhny Novgorod colloquially shortened to Nizhny is a city in Russia and the administrative. The city is an important economic, transportation, scientific, educational and cultural centre in Russia and the vast Volga-Vyatka economic region. According to a 2012 survey 69.2% of the population of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast adheres to the Russian Orthodox Church, 2% are unaffiliated generic Christians, 2% are Orthodox Christian believers without belonging to any church or members of other Orthodox churches, and 1% are adherents of the Slavic native faith.
Brief City History
Nizhny has been a major trading centre since its foundation in 1221. In the 19th century, when the lower bank of the Oka housed the country’s main fair – yarmarka – it was said that ‘St Petersburg is Russia’s head; Moscow its heart; and Nizhny Novgorod its wallet’. During Soviet times the city was named Gorky, after the writer Maxim Gorky, born here in 1868. The city was closed to foreigners by the Soviets and as such made the perfect place of exile for the dissident Sakharov. Nizhny Novgorod was founded by Prince Yuri II of Vladimir in 4 February 1221. Citizens organized an army to liberate Moscow from the Poles in 1611, led by Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky. During the Russian Empire, in 1817 Nizhny Novgorod became the country’s main trading city.
Language (s) Written & Spoken
Russian is the common language, though dozens of other languages are spoken by ethnic minorities. It’s relatively easy to find English speakers in the big cities, but not so easy in smaller towns and the countryside. Learning Cyrillic and a few key phrases will help you enormously in being able to decode street signs, menus and timetables.
Important Types of Commerce in Nizhny Novgorod
Major Nizhny Novgorod Companies. Motor-Car Construction. GAZ, Automobile Plant. Aircraft Construction. SOKOL, Aircraft Building Plant. Shipbuilding. KRASNOYE SORMOVO Russian version. Nuclear Industry. Radio Electronics. Engineering Industry. Metallurgy. Final Iron Production.
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