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Zvyagino Destination Guide

Discover Zvyagino in Russia

Zvyagino in the region of Tverskaya is a town located in Russia - some 204 mi or ( 329 km ) North-West of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Zvyagino is now 01:50 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Khreten, Stolbnoy, Peski, Konevo, and Bol'shoye Ronskoye. When in this area, you might want to check out Khreten . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Zvyagino ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Lake Seliger

Seliger is a lake in Tver Oblast and, in the extreme northern part, Novgorod Oblast of Russia, in the northwest of the Valdai Hills, a part of the Volga basin. Absolute height: 205 m, area 212 km², average depth 5.8 m. Seliger is a large system of lakes linked by effluents, has many small islands and is surrounded by forests, including pine woods with many berries and mushrooms. Seliger is situated within a picturesque landscape of forests and hills.

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Located at 57.17 33.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Lakes of Novgorod Oblast, Lakes of Tver Oblast

Gorodomlya Island

Gorodomlya Island is located on the Seliger Lake in the Tver Oblast of Russia. It is 200 miles northwest of Moscow. The Soviet government established a biological research center at Gorodomlya Island in 1928. During the 1930s the island was a test site for pathogens that cause foot-and-mouth disease. In 1946, German rocket scientists, including Helmut Gröttrup, were brought to the island to work on the Soviet space program.

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Located at 57.20 33.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Rocket launch sites, Soviet and Russian space program locations

Ostashkov

Ostashkov is a town and the administrative center of Ostashkovsky District of Tver Oblast, Russia, located 199 kilometers west of Tver on a peninsula at the southern shore of Lake Seliger. Population: 18,088; 20,660; 27,401.

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Located at 57.15 33.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Cities and towns in Tver Oblast

Ostashkovsky District

Ostashkovsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the 36 in Tver Oblast, Russia.

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Located at 57.15 33.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Districts of Tver Oblast

Stolobny Island

Stolobny Island is an island on Lake Seliger in the Tver Oblast of Russia, about 10 km north of the town of Ostashkov.

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Located at 57.24 33.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Christian monasteries established in the 16th century, Defunct prisons in Russia, Geography of Tver Oblast, Islands of Russia, Lake islands of Europe, Monasteries in Russia, Political repression in the Soviet Union, Prisons in the Soviet Union, Russian Orthodox monasteries