- Kesova Gora
Kesova Gora ( _ru. Ке́сова Гора́) is an
urban-type settlementin Tver Oblast, Russia, located 32 kilometers from Kashinand 50 kilometers from Bezhetsk. Population: 3,904 (2006 est.); 4,076 (2002 Census); 4,208 (1989 Census). The population drop was possibly occurring due to the vast emigrationto larger nearby towns such as Kashin and Kalyazin, or because of the decreasing birth rate.
Kesova Gora is the administrative center of
Kesova Gora was known since approximately 1238, and it apparently was formed from a combination various smaller settlements: Krasny, Zaychy, and Grachi. Originally, the settlement was called Kyasova Gora, meaning "
clay-filled region" in Finnish. For a long time, it was a votchinaof the Prozorovskynoble family. One of the most important landmarks of the settlement is the still-functioning Nikolsky cathedral.
Kesova Gora's economy is primarily
agriculture-based. There is also a bread-making factory, a linenfactory, and a milk and meat packing company in the settlement.
The main form of transportation in the settlement is the passenger train which makes a stop at the historic wooden town train station (constructed in 1895) two or more times a day. The train travels from nearby
Sonkovoto Savyolovo, and back. A more frequent bus service is also available in the area, but it only travels to closer locations. A roadthat travels from Kashin to Bezhetsk also passes through the settlement.
* [http://www.admkg.ru/ Official website of Kesova Gora]
* [http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=1138116063&men=gpro&lng=es&dat=32&geo=531309729&srt=npan&col=ahdq World Gazetteer: Kesova Gora]
* [http://www.savelrr.nm.ru/towns/kesovagr/brief.htm Kesova Gora] ru icon
* [http://www.tgt.ru/maps/city-mo/kesgora.gifMap of Kesova Gora]
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