Kolomna Municipal Okrug

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Kolomna Municipal Okrug on the 2006 map o St. Petersburg

Kolomna Municipal Okrug (Roushie: муниципа́льный о́круг Коло́мна‎) is a municipal okrug o Admiralteysky Destrict o the federal ceety o Saunt Petersburg, Roushie. Municipal okrug's population: 39,328 (2010 Census preliminary results);[1] 37,642 (2002 Census);[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Scope[eedit | eedit soorce]

The okrug borders the Neva River, New Admiralty Canal, an the Moyka River in the northwast, the Fontanka River in the sooth, an Kryukov Canal in the east.

Oreegin[eedit | eedit soorce]

The dounset auries o futur Kolomna (the name is believit tae hae oreeginatit frae Roushifee'd names o survey pillars - columns) wis carriet oot efter the fires in 1736 an 1737 devastatit the Maritime an Admiralty settlement. Redounset o people from these settlements gave rise tae anither version o the name. Perhaps, in the reign o Anna o RoushieAnna Ioannovna the formation o the names coud influence the German leid, in translation, frae which the settler wur cried colonists, an the place they inhabitit - a colony that Roushie remade in its awn wey - Kolomna.

Occupation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The first inhabitants o Kolomna wur mariners - artisans, pilots. Later thare settled merchants, sodgers, tradesmen an, wi few exceptions-poor gentry. The nummer o inhabitants in Kolomna continuously increased. In the middle o the 19t century, thare livit aboot 50 thoosan fowk in the mid 1890's - mair than 70 thoosand, an the census o 1910 indicates the nummer o inhabitants o Kolomna - mair than 85 thoosan.

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • On the watterfront o Kryukov Canal thare is a twa-story hoose #23. This hoose belangit tae Dmitri Ivanovich Khvostov, the nephew o the great Roushie militar commander Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov. Alexander V. settled in this hoose. At hame, whaur he dee'd in 1950, foond a marble slab wi a bas-relief o Suvorov an text: "In this hoose 6 Mey 1800 dee'd the great Roushie militar leader Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov.
  • Alexander Pushkin livit in Kolomna for three years in a hoose nummer 185. In the same house livit brilliant architect Carlo Rossi. He dee'd thare in 1849.
  • At Shopping street, in the hairst o 1824 livit Alexander Griboyedov.

Airchitectur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Teepical biggins[eedit | eedit soorce]

The teepical hoose o the Auld Kolomna wad be a moderate firthen hoose wi a carvit ridge unner the ruif an firth carvins unner the windaes ,the perron wi steps an the stairs wi twa flicht o steps leadin tae the seicont floor.

Well-kent biggins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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