The northern capital of Russia, the second largest city in the country with a population of 5.4 million people and a rich cultural and historical heritage.
It is the largest metropolis in Europe after Moscow and London.
St. Petersburg was founded in 1703 by the Russian emperor Peter I. For over 200 years the city was the capital of the Russian state.
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Due to its location on the shores of the Gulf of Finland, St. Petersburg is an important transport and trade center of the world. The city is crossed by transport routes connecting Scandinavia and Eastern Europe, the central regions of Russia and the Baltic countries. This contributes to the development of economic ties of the city, the growth of its potential.