Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Russia Veliky Novgorod FDC

Russia FDC
Name: 1150th Anniversary of Veliky Novgorod
Date of Issue: 04 September 2009

Veliky Novgorod (Russian: Вели́кий Но́вгород; literally Great Novgorod) is the foremost historic city of North-Western Russia and the administrative center of Novgorod Oblast. It is situated on the M10 federal highway connecting Moscow and St. Petersburg. Translated from Russian, its name means roughly "The Great New City" or "The Big New City". The city lies along the Volkhov River just below its outflow from Lake Ilmen. More...

The stamp on the background of birch bark placed an antique image of the Novgorod Kremlin with stylized Sophia Cathedral and the emblem of the city. More...

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