From the Novgorod entry in Wikipedia:

Veliky Novgorod, also known as Novgorod the Great, or Novgorod Veliky, or just Novgorod, is one of the most important historic cities in Russia, which serves as the administrative center of Novgorod Oblast. It is situated on the M10 federal highway connecting Moscow and St. Petersburg. The city lies along the Volkhov River just downstream from its outflow from Lake Ilmen. The Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings are a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992. Population: 218,717 (2010 Census); 216,856 (2002 Census); 229,126 (1989 Census).

At its peak during the 14th century, the city was the capital of the Novgorod Republic and one of Europe's largest cities.

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Novgorod

Kremlin Novgorod
The Kremlin in Novgorod. (252k)
St Sophia's Cathedral 1050
St. Sophia's Cathedral from 1050. (317k)
Fresco St Sophia's Cathedral
Fresco on St. Sophia's Cathedral from the 19th century. (189k)
Cast Bronze Relief Door
Cast bronze relief door on St. Sophia's Cathedral from the mid-12th century. (400k)
Detail Door
Detail on the door. (379k)
Detail Door
Detail on the Door. (409k)
Saints Peter Paul Church
Saints Peter and Paul church in Novgorod, built in 1406. (305k)
Monument Millennium Russia
Monument to the Millennium of Russia. (273k)
Detail Millennium Monument
Detail on the Millennium Monument. (327k)
Detail Millennium Monument
Detail on the Millennium Monument. (246k)

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