Novaya Ladoga

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Novaya Ladoga (Roushie: Но́вая Ла́дога‎) is a toun in Volkhovsky Destrict o Leningrad Oblast, Roushie, locatit at the point whaur the Volkhov River flows intae Lake Ladoga, 140 kilometers (87 mi) east o St. Petersburg. Population: 9,920 (2002 Census);[1] 11,310 (1989 Census).[2]

The Nikolo-Medvedsky (St. Nicolas) Monastery stuid on the steid o the modren toun syne the 15t century, but the nearbi settlement (sloboda) wis lang owershadaeed bi the first Roushie caipital, Staraya Ladoga, locatit juist a few miles upstream. In 1702–1704, durin the Great Northren War, Peter the Great established a shipyard there, fortifeed the monastery an ordered the population o Staraya Ladoga tae relocate tae the nearbi veelage. The newly foondit toun grew in importance in connection wi construction o the Ladoga Canal an Volga-Baltic Waterway in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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  1. "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  2. Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров." [All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012.