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. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (Mey 21, 2004). "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] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Roushie). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  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 Roushie). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014.