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'''Lipetsk Oblast''' is a region in [[Russia]]'s [[Chernozemye]] region, bordering [[Kursk Oblast]] to the southwest, [[Oryol Oblast]] to the west, [[Tula Oblast]] to the northwest, [[Ryazan Oblast]] to the northeast, [[Tambov Oblast]] to the east, and [[Voronezh Oblast]] to the south.
 
'''Lipetsk Oblast''' is a region in [[Russia]]'s [[Chernozemye]] region, bordering [[Kursk Oblast]] to the southwest, [[Oryol Oblast]] to the west, [[Tula Oblast]] to the northwest, [[Ryazan Oblast]] to the northeast, [[Tambov Oblast]] to the east, and [[Voronezh Oblast]] to the south.
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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
  
* [[Lipetsk]] — an old city, first gaining notoriety for being destroyed by the Mongols, that will satisfy visitors looking to get out of [[Moscow]] to see some of the "real Russia"
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* [[Lipetsk]] — established in Peter The Great times, Lipetsk became famous as a metallurgy city. Now it is hosting NLMK, one of the biggest steel plants in Russia. Another element of Lipetsk's notability is sanatory mineral water spring.
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* [[Dankov]]
 
* [[Lebedyan]] — a small town with significant literary history: novelists Andrei Bely and Mikhail Bulgakov both lived here, while the great Soviet dystopian science fiction writer Yevgeny Zamyatin was born here; the town is also endowed with two cathedrals
 
* [[Lebedyan]] — a small town with significant literary history: novelists Andrei Bely and Mikhail Bulgakov both lived here, while the great Soviet dystopian science fiction writer Yevgeny Zamyatin was born here; the town is also endowed with two cathedrals
 
* [[Yelets]] — the region's second city and one of the oldest cities of the Black Earth region is an attractive place, on the banks of the Sosna River, and dominated by the massive Cathedral of the Ascension
 
* [[Yelets]] — the region's second city and one of the oldest cities of the Black Earth region is an attractive place, on the banks of the Sosna River, and dominated by the massive Cathedral of the Ascension
* [[Zadon]] — a small town on the Don River, home to the Zadonsky Bogoroditsky Monastery, the grave of Saint Tikhon, and the nearby Tikhonovskaya Convent of the Transfiguration
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* [[Zadonsk]] — a small town on the Don River, home to the Zadonsky Bogoroditsky Monastery, the grave of Saint Tikhon, and the nearby Tikhonovskaya Convent of the Transfiguration
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
  
* Galichya Gora Nature Reserve
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* [[Galichya Gora Nature Reserve]]
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[[Image:Yelets.jpg|thumb|300px|A view of Yelets and its Cathedral of the Ascension from the Sosna River]]
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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[[ru:Липецкая область]]
 
[[ru:Липецкая область]]
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[[wts:Category:Lipetsk Oblast]]
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[[wikipedia:Lipetsk Oblast]]
 
[[wikipedia:Lipetsk Oblast]]

Revision as of 19:48, 19 July 2011

Map of Lipetsk Oblast

Lipetsk Oblast is a region in Russia's Chernozemye region, bordering Kursk Oblast to the southwest, Oryol Oblast to the west, Tula Oblast to the northwest, Ryazan Oblast to the northeast, Tambov Oblast to the east, and Voronezh Oblast to the south.

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  • Lipetsk — established in Peter The Great times, Lipetsk became famous as a metallurgy city. Now it is hosting NLMK, one of the biggest steel plants in Russia. Another element of Lipetsk's notability is sanatory mineral water spring.
  • Dankov
  • Lebedyan — a small town with significant literary history: novelists Andrei Bely and Mikhail Bulgakov both lived here, while the great Soviet dystopian science fiction writer Yevgeny Zamyatin was born here; the town is also endowed with two cathedrals
  • Yelets — the region's second city and one of the oldest cities of the Black Earth region is an attractive place, on the banks of the Sosna River, and dominated by the massive Cathedral of the Ascension
  • Zadonsk — a small town on the Don River, home to the Zadonsky Bogoroditsky Monastery, the grave of Saint Tikhon, and the nearby Tikhonovskaya Convent of the Transfiguration

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A view of Yelets and its Cathedral of the Ascension from the Sosna River

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