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Belgorod region


Of the Belgorod region

Belgorod region – the pearl of Central Russia, the multi-faceted and unique. This is where the intertwined history and rich culture, springs and shady forests give way to boundless fields, river valleys, gullies and ravines give the local landscape unique topography and color.

Belgorod region – a highly developed industrial and agricultural region, whose economy is based on the enormous wealth of mineral resources and unique black soil. It is located 700 km from Moscow, in the center of the European part of Russia, in the south-west of Upland occupies 27.1 thousand sq. M. km. The region borders with Voronezh and Kursk regions of the Russian Federation, as well as Kharkiv, Luhansk and Sumy regions of Ukraine.

The region consists of 19 municipal districts, 3 urban districts, 25 urban and 260 rural settlements. The name "Belgorod" is derived from the central city area – Belgorod (White City), so named because of the bright color of the ground area of ​​the natural chalk deposits.
Despite the fact that the land on which is located the modern Belgorod region, were inhabited over a thousand years, she Belgorod province was founded imperial decree only in 1727. The area is – one of the youngest in Russia, founded in 1954.

Belgorod earth breathes history and has a great tourist and recreational resources – cultural, historical, military, historical, historical-ethnographic, agro-tourism. More than two thousand objects of cultural heritage are under state protection. Currently in the field are more than 50 hotels, 8 sanatoriums, 3-sanatorium, 13 recreation centers, 8 guesthouses. Many of them have such infrastructure facilities as: cafes, bars, restaurants, swimming pools, spas, saunas, gyms, tennis courts, parking lots and others.

Tourism in the Belgorod region – a great chance to visit places which are associated with the names of the Princes Volkonsky, Yusupov, the founder of the Russian actor Mikhail Shchepkin School, the Russian general, the hero of the war of 1812 Nicholas Rajewski, Army General, Hero of the Soviet Union Nikolai Vatutin and many others.
Belgorodchina always happy to receive guests! Traveling to St. Belogoriya the ground, you get a sea of ​​unforgettable impressions, you will see the real Russia, and no doubt will be satisfied with the time spent.