Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

• Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, which you do not know exactly

In some of the cities of Kazakhstan, such as streets and there, but in fact they are not. The so famous Lithuanian Marijampole and Klaipeda? Where they gathered a flying tank? The famous Syzran and Yaransk? And in some of the cities of Russia visited Robinson Crusoe?

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Klaipeda (Lithuania)

Klaipeda has one of Europe's largest geothermal power plant (41 MW design capacity).

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Marijampole (Lithuania)

From late 1997 to 2009 in the city was the largest in the European automobile market, on market days on it it was possible to count up to 5,000 cars.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Taraz (Kazakhstan)

Even in the Middle Ages in Taraz functioning plumbing.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Aktau (Kazakhstan)

Locality is built in an open field. The master plan prepared by the Leningrad Design Institute. In Aktau, no streets in the usual sense. E. They are, but many of them do not have names, even those that are called, are not used to specify an address. The city consists of 36 districts. They are numbered from 1 st to 32 th, and some districts have no serial titles, and their own, such as "Samal".

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Khabarovsk (Russia)

According to the survey, organized in 2012 by the Public Chamber, Khabarovsk recognized as the most expensive city to live in Russia. Over the years, this city was voted the most comfortable, as well as one of the best cities to do business (Forbes, 2010).

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Tyumen (Russia)

In 1942, the only winged tank in the world was created in Tyumen. Approval of military officers that the project never got. The final cross on a project set in February 1943.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Pyatigorsk (Russia)

The largest fur (Fur) market in the country is located 6 km from Pyatigorsk.

In the sign language of deaf-mutes Pyatigorsk portrayed as two aimed pistols at each other, in memory of the duel took place here between Lermontov and Nikolai Martynov.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Stavropol (Russia)

In Stavropol, there is a street called "45th Parallel", because exactly this parallel it and passes.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Syzran (Russia)

For the first time in Russia began to produce asphalt at the plant in Syzran in 1873.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Yaransk (Russia)

Back in 1752 the urban mechanic self-taught peasant Leonty Shamshurenkov designed "samobegluyu carriage."

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Solikamsk (Russia)

In the novel "The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" - continuation of the first book of Daniel Defoe's Robinson, the main character drove through Solikamsk, returning to England from China via Arkhangelsk.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Mines (Russia)

Penultimate fact borrowed from Friday Fact. By the number of Olympic champions per capita city it is the absolute leader and is included in the Guinness Book of Records.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know

Yalutorovsk (Russia)

In the preparation of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the battle of Borodino the Russian Empire sent a special circular that instructed to find the living members of the important battle for the country. In Yalutorovsk able to find such a person. They found Paul Y. Tolstoguzov. In 1912, the participant of the battle of Borodino was the 117-year old man, who could not see and hear, but at the same time, according to contemporaries, was "quite cheerful." In the picture Paul Tolstoguzov and his 80-year-old wife.

Interesting facts about the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that you just do not know