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Shiryayevo Destination Guide

Explore Shiryayevo in Russia

Shiryayevo in the region of Rjazan is a town in Russia - some 121 mi or ( 195 km ) South-East of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Shiryayevo is now 07:42 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Voronezh, Volkovskiy, Vladimir, Tuma, and Tula. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Voronezh . Where to go and what to see in Shiryayevo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kursha-2

Kursha-2 was an industrial community in the Central Meshchyora, Ryazan Oblast. It was built soon after the October Revolution for the exploitation of the local forests, and was annihilated by a firestorm on 3 August 1936. The disaster caused 1200 human deaths. A narrow-gauge railway ran from the Trans-Meshchyora trunk-railway to Kursha-2 and then extended to Lesomashinny and Charus. More than 1000 lived in this woodcutters' settlement during the 1930s.

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Located at 54.94 40.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1936 fires, 1936 in the Soviet Union, Defunct towns in Russia, Disasters in the Soviet Union, Former populated places in Russia, Ryazan Oblast, Wildfires in Russia

Meshchera Lowlands

Meshchera Lowlands (Meshchyora Lowlands), also referred to as simply "Meshchera"/"Meshchyora" is a spacious lowland in the middle of the European Russia. It is named after the Finno-Ugric Meshchera tribe, which used to live there. It occupies parts of Moscow Oblast, Vladimir Oblast and Ryazan Oblast; respectively, it is spoken of Moscow, Vladimir, and Ryazan Meshcheras.

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Located at 55.18 40.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Geography of Moscow Oblast, Geography of Russia, Geography of Ryazan Oblast, Geography of Vladimir Oblast