Vasilyevsky Island

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Native name: Васильевский остров
Lighthouse St.Pg.JPG
Spit o Vasilyevsky Island wi the Auld Saunt Petersburg
Stock Exchynge an Rostral Columns
. The dome o the
Pushkin Hoose hovers in the backgrund
Location Guwf o Finland
Coordinates 59°56′N 30°16′E / 59.94°N 30.26°E / 59.94; 30.26
Ceety Saunt Petersburg
Population 203,058 (as of 2010)
Ethnic groups Roushies
Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg

Vasilyevsky Island is an island in St. Petersburg, Roushie, bordered bi the Bolshaya Neva an Malaya Neva Rivers (in the delta o the Neva River) in the sooth an northeast, an bi the Guwf o Finland in the wast. Vasilyevsky Island is separatit frae Dekabristov Island bi the Smolenka River. Thegither they form the territory o Vasileostrovsky Destrict, an admeenistrative diveesion o Saunt Petersburg. The district's population: 203,058 (2010 Census);[1] 199,692 (2002 Census).[2]

Situatit juist athort the river frae the Winter Palace, it constitutes a lairge portion o the ceety's historic center. Twa o the maist famous St. Petersburg brigs, Palace Brig an Blagoveshchensky Brig, connect it wi the mainland tae the sooth. The Exchynge Brig an Tuchkov Brig athort the Malaya Neva connect it wi Petrogradsky Island. Vasilyevsky Island is served by Vasileostrovskaya an Primorskaya stations o Saint Petersburg Metro (Line 3 Spb metro line3.svg). There are tramwey lines an aw.

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