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Borodino Destination Guide

Discover Borodino in Russia

Borodino in the region of Volgograd is a place located in Russia - some 548 mi or ( 882 km ) South-East of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Borodino is now 05:46 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Volgograd " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Volgograd, Verkhne-Gnilovskiy, Tambov, Stavropol', and Saratov. When in this area, you might want to check out Volgograd . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Borodino ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Redan (a French word for "projection", "salient") is a term related to fortifications. It is a work in a V-shaped salient angle toward an expected attack. It can be made from earthworks or other material. The redan developed from the lunette, originally a half-moon-shaped outwork; with shorter flanks it became a redan. The Russians used redans on their left at the Battle of Borodino against Napoleon.

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Located at 49.01 44.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Fortification (architectural elements)

Pitomnik Airfield

The Pitomnik airfield was an airfield in Russia. During the Second World War, it was the primary of seven airfields used by the German Wehrmacht during the Battle of Stalingrad. Flights originating from Pitomnik generally had two main initial destinations outside the pocket, Tatsinskaya and Morozovskaya.

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Located at 48.74 44.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Airports in Volgograd Oblast, Battle of Stalingrad airfields, Volgograd