List of places named after Lenin

List of places named after Lenin

This is a list of places, mostly in the former Soviet Union or other formerly communist countries, named or renamed in honor of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin.

Cities, towns, settlements and districts

*Ilyich (1924-1990) — Şərur, Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
* Lenin, Transnistria, a village in Transnistria, Moldova
*Lenin, Leninkend, and Leninfeld — Çinarlı, Shamkir, Azerbaijan
*Leninabad, Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
*Leninabad, Shamkir, Azerbaijan
*Leninabad — Sanqalan, Azerbaijan
*Leninabad — Təklə, Gobustan, Azerbaijan
*Leninabad (1936-1992) — Khudjand, Tajikistan
*Leninakan (1924-1990) — Gyumri, Armenia
*Leninaul, a town in Dagestan, Russia
*Leninavan — Həsənqaya, Tartar, Azerbaijan
*Leningori (1924?-1990) — Akhalgori, South Ossetia, Georgia
*Leningrad (1924-1991) — St. Petersburg, Russia
*Leningrad Oblast, a federal subject of Russia
*Leninkənd, Lachin, Azerbaijan
*Leninkend, Saatly, Azerbaijan
*Leninkent, a town in Dagestan, Russia
*Lenino, a large number of settlements in former Soviet Union
*Leninogorsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, founded in 1948
*Leninogorsk (1941-2002) — Ridder, Kazakhstan
*Leninsk, a town in Volgograd Oblast, Russia
*Leninsk, an urban-type settlement in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia
*Leninsk (?-?) — Asaka, Uzbekistan
*Leninsk (1958-1995) — Baikonur, Kazakhstan
*Leninsk (1918-1929) — Taldom, Moscow Oblast, Russia
*Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, known as Kolchugino before 1925
*Leninskaya Sloboda, a town in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia
*Leninskie Gorki, Moscow Oblast, Russia, known as Gorki before 1924
*Leninskoye, a town in Kirov Oblast, Russia
*Leninskoye, a town in Leninsky District in Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Russia
*Leninsky, a town in Leninsky District in Tula Oblast, Russia
*Leninsky, a town in Yakutia, Russia
*Leninváros (1970-1990) — Tiszaújváros, Hungary
*Pamyat’ Lenina, Azerbaijan, now called Balıqçılar
*Port-İliç, Lankaran Rayon, Azerbaijan, now called Liman
*Ulyanovsk, Russia — known as Simbirsk before 1924

*Leninsky District in several federal subjects of Russia (disambiguation page)


It should be noted that almost every town in the Soviet Union had a street named after Lenin. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, many of those were renamed, but many others retained their names. This concerns also the names of city districts. Listed below are some of the streets named after Lenin, mostly outside the former Soviet Union.

*Leninsky Prospekt (Lenin Avenue), Moscow / Russia
*Ulica Lenina (Lenin Street), Minsk / Belarus
*Lenini puiestee (Lenin avenue), Tallinn / Estonia
*Avenue Lénine (Lenin Avenue), Romainville / France
*Rue Lénine (Lenin Street), Ivry / France
*Rue Lénine (Lenin Street), L'Île-Saint-Denis / France
*Rue Lénine (Lenin Street), La Courneuve / France
*Rue Lénine (Lenin Street), Persan / France
*Rue Lénine (Lenin Street), Bobigny / France
*Rue Lénine (Lenin Street), Portes-lès-Valence / France
*Leninallee (Lenin Avenue) - now Landsberger Allee, Berlin / Germany
*Leninallee (Lenin Avenue) - now Lindenallee, Eisenhüttenstadt / Germany
*Leninallee (Lenin Avenue) - now Am grünen Tal, Schwerin / Germany
*Leninallee (Lenin Avenue) - now Zeppelinstraße, Potsdam / Germany
*Leninallee (Lenin Avenue) - now Merseburger Straße, Halle / Germany
*Leninallee (Lenin Avenue) - now Talstraße, Meissen / Germany
*Leninallee (Lenin Avenue), Stendal / Germany
*Leninplatz (Lenin Square), Berlin / Germany
*Lenin Terrace, Chopwell / England.
*Lenin Terrace, Stanley / England.
*Leninova ulice (Lenin Street) - now Evropská třída, Prague / Czech Republic
*Leninova ul. (Lenin Street) - now Kounicova ul., Brno / Czech Republic
*Leninova ul. (Lenin Street) - now Klišská ul., Ústí nad Labem / Czech Republic
*Leninova ul. (Lenin Street) - now Palackého ul., Plzeň / Czech Republic
*Leninova ulice (Lenin Street) - now ul. E. Beneše, Písek / Czech Republic
*Leninova ulice (Lenin Street) - now Nádražní, Krnov / Czech Republic
*Piazza Lenin (Lenin Square), Cavriago / Italy
*Viale Lenin (Lenin Street), Bologna / Italy
*Via Lenin (Lenin Street), Ferrara / Italy
*Via Lenin (Lenin Street), Bibbiano / Italy
*Via Lenin (Lenin Street), Mogadishu / Somalia
*Lenin Street, Kolkata / India
*Lenin Street, Erode / India
*Lenin Street, Pondicherry / India
*Lenin körút (Lenin boulevard) - now Tisza Lajos körút, Szeged / Hungary
*Lenin Buolevard - now Carigradsko shose, Sofia / Bulgaria
*Lenin street - now Revoluţiei (Forradalom) street Târgu Mureş (Marosvásárhely) / Romania

Other places

*V.I. Lenin Memorial Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station (Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant), Pripyat, Ukraine
*Technical school for electrical engineering "Lenin" (Техникум по електротехника - "Ленин"), Plovdiv / Bulgaria
*Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan / Tajikistan - now Independence Peak
*Lenininpuisto (Lenin Park), Helsinki / Finland
*Lenin Park, Hanoi / Vietnam [

*Lenini rajoon (Lenin city district), Tallinn / Estonia
*Lenin rayonu (Lenin city district), Baku / Azerbaijan
*Leninova (Lenin (metro station)) - now Dejvická, Prague / Czech Republic
*Raionul Lenin (Lenin city district), Bucharest / Romania
*Leninskiy rayon (Ленинский район ~ Lenin city district), Minsk / Belarus
*Leninskiy rayon (Ленинский район ~ Lenin city district) in the following Russian cities: Astrakhan, Barnaul, Cheboksary, Chelyabinsk, Grozny, Irkutsk, Ivanovo, Izhevsk, Kaluga, Kemerovo, Kirov, Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Krasnoyarsk, Magnitogorsk, Makhachkala, Murmansk, Nizhniy Novgorod, Nizhniy Tagil, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Orenburg, Orsk, Penza, Perm, Rostov-na-Donu, Samara, Saransk, Saratov, Smolensk, Stavropol, Tambov, Tomsk, Tyumen, Ufa, Ulyanovsk, Vladimir, Vladivostok, Voronezh, Yaroslavl and Yekaterinburg
*Závody V. I. Lenina (V. I. Lenin Works) - now Škoda Plzeň, Plzeň / Czech Republic
*Muzeum V. I. Lenina (V. I. Lenin Museum) - now Lidový dům ČSSD (People's House of ČSSD), Prague / Czech Republic

A large number of enterprises and other objects in the former Soviet Union and other countries of the Socialist bloc were named after Lenin: for example, the nuclear-powered icebreaker Lenin and Lenin Stadium. Additionally, every reasonably large settlement had a Lenin Street or Lenin Avenue ("Leninsky Prospekt").

ee also

*Leninsky Prospekt
*List of places named after Stalin
*List of statues of Lenin
*Lenin's Mausoleum
*List of renamed cities and towns in Russia

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