Tambov — sights and interesting facts

Tambov is located on is on asian part part of Russia (Tambovskij, Tambovskaya), 54 kilometers on east from Tambovskaya. We have found 9 attractions here, some interesting of them: Transfiguration Cathedral, Stepan Razin street in Tambov, City Park of Culture and Rest, Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, Kazan Mother of God Orthodox Monastery. You can to look around too. On south (2 kilometers) is River embankment Cna, Monument feat medics in the Great Patriotic War (3 km), Monument to St. Luke in Tambov (3 km), Chapel of St. Luke in Tambov (3 km), Kkanal River Cna (7 km).

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Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God
Kazan Mother of God Orthodox Monastery
Ascension Monastery
Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Tambov
Kazan Monastery in Tambov
Tambov State Technical University
River embankment Cna Belomestnaya Dvojnya
Monument feat medics in the Great Patriotic War Belomestnaya Dvojnya
Monument to St. Luke in Tambov Belomestnaya Dvojnya
Chapel of St. Luke in Tambov Belomestnaya Dvojnya
Фотостудия Veter studio
Kkanal River Cna Lvovo
Don Airport Donskoe
Clear Lake Panovy Kusty
Tambov — News

Interesting facts Tambov

Tambov () is a city and the administrative center of Tambov Oblast Russia located at the confluence of the Tsna and Studenets Rivers about south southeast of Moscow Population 280 161 (2010 Census) 293 658 (2002 Census) Зміст1 Etymology2 History3 Administrative and municipal status4...  More
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Tambov () is a city and the administrative center of Tambov Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Tsna and Studenets Rivers, about south-southeast of Moscow. Population: 280,161 (2010 Census); 293,658 (2002 Census); Зміст1 Etymology2 History3 Administrative and municipal status4 Economy5 Transportation6 Climate7 Culture8 Sports9 Gallery10 Notable people11 Twin towns and sister cities12 References12.1 Notes12.2 Sources13 External linksEtymologyThe name "Tambov" originates from the Moksha language word "" (tomba) meaning "abyss".[1]Мокшанско-русский словарь / НИИЯЛИЭ при Совете Министров Правительстве Республики Мордовия; Под редакцией Б. А. Серебрянникова, А. П. Феоктистова, О. Е. Полякова - Москва: Русский язык: Дигора, 1998.HistoryTambov was founded by the decree of Tsar Mikhail Fyodorovich on April 17, 1636 (Old Style). Originally, it was a border fortress against attacks by the Crimean Tatars, but it soon declined in importance as a military outpost. It then became the region's administrative and trade center.Roman Boborykin, the emperor's court menial (stolnik) and voivode was the town's first builder. Thanks to his experience, the fortress had been completed rapidly. Tambov was granted city status in 1719.In 1779, Tambov Viceroyalty was formed, and on August 16, 1781, Empress Catherine the Great approved the city's coat of arms depicting a beehive, symbolizing the town's hardworking residents. This viceyorality was formed from southern parts of Ryazan Viceyorality and northern parts of Voronezh Viceyorality. In March 1786, the disgraced Russian poet and statesman Gavrila Derzhavin was appointed the governor of Tambov Governorate—a post that he held until December 1788. Even during that brief tenure he accomplished a great deal: a theater, a college, a dancing school, a printing business, an orchestra, and a brickyard were built. Tambov later erected a monument to Derzhavin.In November 1830, during the Cholera Riots in Russia, the citizens of Tambov attacked their governor, but they were soon suppressed by the regular army. Later in the 19th century Tambov became a significant cultural center that supported a growing number of schools, libraries, and other institutions. By 1897, its population was more than 50,000 people.During the Civil War, in 1920–1921, the region witnessed the Tambov Rebellion—a bitter struggle between local residents and the Bolshevik Red Army. In 1921, a Tambov Republic was established, but it was soon crushed by the Red Army under the command of Mikhail Tukhachevsky. Between 1928 and 1934, Tambov became okrug center in Central Black Earth Oblast. After dissolving the oblast in 13 June 1934, it was become raion center in Voronezh Oblast.Tambov finally became center of Tambov Oblast, which was created from oblasts of Voronezh and Kuybyshev in 27 September 1937. The oblast had present form after separation of Penza Oblast (formerly part of Kuybyshev one) in 4 February 1939.During and after World War II, most of the Malgré-nous from Alsace-Moselle were jailed in "Camp #188" at Tambov. Between 4,000 and 10,000 French people died in this camp.[2] In 1991, a high guyed television antenna was built in Tambov.Administrative and municipal statusTambov serves as the administrative center of the oblast and, within the framework of administrative divisions, it also serves as the administrative center of Tambovsky District, even though it is not a part of it.Law #72-Z As an administrative division, it is incorporated as the city of oblast significance of Tambov—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the city of oblast significance of Tambov is incorporated as Tambov Urban Okrug.Law #232-ZEconomyThe city is highly industrialized.TransportationThe city is a large industrial center and is served by Tambov Donskoye Airport. Tambov is also the location of the Tambov air base of the Russian Air Force. A railway connection between Tambov and Moscow was first established in 1871.Train Station in Tambov The railroad goes on to Saratov. The tracks at Tambov's station do not have electrification. There are passenger train routes from Tambov to other such cities as Volgograd, Sochi, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, and some cities along the Trans-Siberian Railroad. Other foreign cities are Kharkiv, Minsk, Warsaw, and even Berlin, through a long Trans-European route. There are also small suburban trains, or "rail buses" that connect Tambov Oblast's capital with other cities, such as Michurinsk, Uvarovo, and Kirsanov.ClimateTambov has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb tend to Dfa). The average temperature of the coldest month (February) is about -8 °C, the warmest month (July ) - about +20 °C. Because of the southerly location average annual temperature in Tambov, about 2 degrees higher than in Moscow. Annual rainfall ranges from 400 to 650 mm, more than half of them (about 270 mm) of precipitation falls in the warm season. Duration of the warm period is 154 days.CultureThe city is home to two universities, Tambov State University and Tambov State Technical University. The Tambov Art Gallery houses a vast collection of canvases by Russian and West-European artists. Russia's oldest drama theater is located in Tambov, as well as two universities, two military colleges, a musical school, a museum of local lore, and other cultural institutions.SportsTambov's professional association football team, FC Spartak Tambov, plays in the Russian Second Division.GalleryNotable peopleAndrey Kolmogorov (1903–87), mathematicianSergei Rachmaninoff, musicianAlexander Lodygin, electrical engineerNikolay Fyodorov, religious philosopherLev Kuleshov, movie directorIda Kar, photographerVictor Merzhanov, pianistAnastasia Rodionova, tennis playerArina Rodionova, tennis playerYuri Zhirkov, football playerTwin towns and sister citiesПосилання на зображення An old postcard depicting the Russian Orthodox monastery in TambovTambov is a sister city of: Bar-le-Duc, France Genoa, Italy Terre Haute, Indiana, United StatesReferencesNotesSourcesExternal linksOfficial website of Tambov Pictures of TambovTambov news Tambov Rebellion by Sennikov Published by Posev, in Moscow 2004. ISBN 5-85824-152-2

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