The city was founded on May 27, 1703 by the first Russian emperor Peter I. For more than two hundred years, St. Petersburg was the capital of the Russian Empire (1713-1728, 1732-1918).
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The climate of St. Petersburg is moderate, transitional from temperate continental to temperate maritime. The most beloved period of the year by residents and guests of the city is the “white nights” (from May 25-26 to July 16-17), when the sun only briefly sets over the horizon, and daylight hours at the end of June reaches 19:00.