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Saint Petersburg


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Alternate Name
Leningrad
Place Type
political
Description
Located on Gulf of Finland; was important cultural center since 18th century; center of Russian Revolution 1917-1918; threatened by Hitler 1941-1942; nation's center for production of machinery and armaments; noted for 18th-century Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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