Saint Petersburg 

Saint Petersburg, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5 million inhabitants, and the former capital of the Russian Empire.

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The Center of Saint Petersburg is the area of main interest to the traveller, home to most attractions of the metropolis.

The Northern Part of St. Petersburg is the area north of the Bolshaya Nevka river, which is its boundary with the Petrograd Side to the south.

The Vasilievsky Island is a borough in Saint Petersburg situated between the Bolshaya Neva and the Malaya Neva, two main distributaries of the river.

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In Saint Petersburg

The Southern Suburbs of St. Petersburg are the area south of the Obvodny Canal. Although unknown to most visitors, it boasts gorgeous industrial architecture and magnificent Stalinist buildings, together with monotonous and rather ugly Soviet-era apartment blocks.

The Petrograd Side is a borough in Saint Petersburg consisting of the islands of the northern part of the Neva delta.

The Right Bank corresponds to the urban area of Saint Petersburg east of the River Neva and the Center.

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