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Basic information

- Founded in 1703 by the order of the Emperor Peter the Great.

- Located on the bank of the Neva River, which connects Ladoga lake and Finnish bay

- The total area - 1439 km2

- The population - 4,9 millions
- 44 islands and more than 380 bridges

- 5 railway stations, 2 airports (Pulkovo 1 and 2), sea and River Ports

- More than 100 theatres and more than 140 various museums