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Kaliningrad


Kaliningrad is a sea port, and the administrative center of the Kaliningard Oblast, which is an exclave of Russia lying on the Baltic Sea coast between Lithuania and Poland. As of the 2002 census, the city had a population of 430,003.

Kaliningard was once a German city, known by the German name of Königsberg. The city was captured by the Soviet Red Army, after a brutal and extended series of battles during the final stages of World War II. As was agreed by the Allies at the Potsdam Conference, sovereignty over the city and the surrounding area was transfered to the Soviet Union (the city became part of the Russian SFSR. The name of the city was changed from Königsberg to Kaliningrad in 1946, in honor of Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin, one of the original Bolsheviks, who died that same year.

Kaliningrad had an estimated population of 820,500.

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Baltic Capitals, 3rd: Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Kaliningrad: The Bradt Travel Guide

By Neil Taylor & Stephen Baister

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Paperback (232 pages)

Baltic Capitals, 3rd: Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Kaliningrad: The Bradt Travel Guide
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Still the best guide to the Baltic states for those touring these cultural capitals, this guide excels in packing all the essentials travelers need into one trim book. Independent travelers will find it easy to put together their own itinerary, and a good range of information on the heritage, architecture, entertainment, restaurants, and cafes of each city is contained in this handy volume. A section on excursions out from each center expands the possibilities further for visitors, and includes gems such as the medieval Trakai castle on the outskirts of Vilnius, the Latvian seaside resort of Jurmala, and the year-round delight and tranquility of the Kadriog Park near Tallinn.

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Russia: Where To Go, What To See - A Russia Travel Guide (Russia,Saint Petersburg,Novosibirsk,Yekaterinburg,Omsk,Kaliningrad,Tomsk) (Volume 1)

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Russia: Where To Go, What To See - A Russia Travel Guide (Russia,Saint Petersburg,Novosibirsk,Yekaterinburg,Omsk,Kaliningrad,Tomsk) (Volume 1)
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Baltic Capitals: Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Kaliningrad: The Bradt Travel Guide

By Neil Taylor

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Fully up-to-date coverage of the capital cities of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the Russian state of Kaliningrad. Includes city plans, sightseeing, walking tours, hotels, restaurants and entertainment, plus getting to and between the countries.

Baltic countries & Kaliningrad region : road map (English, German and Russian Edition)

By Jana Seta

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Baltic countries & Kaliningrad region : road map (English, German and Russian Edition)
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Folded pocket-size road map with distance chart and legend in 6 languages. Includes region map with insets of Vilnius, Tallinn, and Riga.

Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe

By Anne Applebaum

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In the summer and fall of 1991, Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain, took a three month road trip through the freshly independent borderlands of Eastern Europe. She deftly weaves the harrowing history of the region and captures the effects of political upheaval on a personal level.

An extraordinary journey into the past and present of the lands east of Poland and west of Russia—an area defined throughout its history by colliding empires. Traveling from the former Soviet naval center of Kaliningrad on the Baltic to the Black Sea port of Odessa, Anne Applebaum encounters a rich range of competing cultures, religions, and national aspirations.
 
In reasserting their heritage, the inhabitants of the borderlands attempt to build a future grounded in their fractured ancestral legacies. In the process, neighbors unearth old conflicts, devote themselves to recovering lost culture, and piece together competing legends to create a new tradition. Rich in surprising encounters and vivid characters, Between East and West brilliantly illuminates the soul of the borderlands and the shaping power of the past.

Top 20 Places to Visit in Russia - Top 20 Russia Travel Guide (Includes Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Kaliningrad, Lake Baikal, Sochi, More) (Europe Travel Series Book 33)

By Atsons

Released: 2015-05-25
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Top 20 Places to Visit in Russia - Top 20 Russia Travel Guide (Includes Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Kaliningrad, Lake Baikal, Sochi, More) (Europe Travel Series Book 33)
 
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Baltic Capitals, 2nd: Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Kaliningrad

By Neil Taylor

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The Baltic capital cities of Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Kaliningrad offer a range of attractions that appeal to both tourists and business travelers to the region. Located within easy reach of each other, they are ideal for a multi-center trip or individually for that unusual short break while in Europe. Getting the most out of a short stay couldn't be simpler using this selection of the best sightseeing, accommodations, and restaurant options in all four cities. Walking tours, city plans, and half-day excursions make it easy for independent travelers to compile their own itinerary. A background to history and culture, and essential words and phrases in four languages are included. Compiled by Baltic States specialists, this guide ensures that visitors have all the essentials for an inspiring city stay.

City Maps Kaliningrad Russia

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City Maps Kaliningrad Russia
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City Maps Kaliningrad Russia is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Kaliningrad adventure :)


 
 
 

 
 
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