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Repino on the aulder cairt o Saunt Petersburg
Hotel Repinskaya in Repino

Repino (Roushie: Ре́пино) is a municipal dounset in Kurortny Destrict o the federal ceety o St. Petersburg, Roushie, an a station o the Saunt Petersburg-Vyborg railroad. It wis kent bi its Finnish name Kuokkala till 1948, whan it wis renamit efter its maist famous inhabitant, Ilya Repin. It is locatit approximately 30 kilometers (19 mi) northwast o St. Petersburg proper,[1] on the Karelie Isthmus on the shore o the Guwf o Finland. Population: 2,011 (2002 Census);[2] 4,215 (1989 Census).[3]

The dounset is kent for Repin's estate Penaty an for its sanatorium.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

At the beginnin o the 20t century, Repino (then Kuokkala) wis locatit in the Grand Duchy o Finland, a pairt o the Roushie Empire. Shortly efter the October Revolution in 1917, Finland declared its unthirldom frae the Soviet Union. When the Karelie Isthmus wis cedit bi Finland tae the Soviet Union efter the Winter War an the Continuation War (1939–1944), Kuokkala became Roushie. In 1948, it wis renamit Repino in honour o the painter Ilya Repin.[1]

Penates[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ilya Repin's hame cried "Penates"

In 1899, Repin bocht an estate here an cried it Penaty (Roushie: Пенаты, meanin Penates, Roman hoosehauld gods). He designed his awn hoose, an efter it haed been biggit several years later, Repin muivit tae Kuokkala. He wad live thare till his daith in 1930. The hoose is surroondit bi a lairge pairk.

The estate is pairt o the UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid Saunt Petersburg an Relatit Groups o Monuments.[4] The estate haes been a museum syne 1940.[5]

Famous inhabitants[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 (German) Petersburg-Aktuell, "Repino: Zu Gast beim großen Meister", retrieved on 25 May 2007.
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 
  4. Unesco World Heritage Site Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments, retrieved 25 May 2007.
  5. Info on the museum "Penates", retrieved 25 May 2007.

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