The longest street in Russia
Many citizens of Russia will not be able to answer the question, what street their country is the longest and where it is. Even experienced mappers often do the unexpected in the open, exploring the infrastructure of cities or villages. Not so easy to set the length of the street, as change often the point that is considered the beginning and end for counting length. But to determine the record holder managed. The longest street in Russia is located in the city of Volgograd.
Second Longitudinal street record length
Through almost the entire Volgograd highway, the length of which is greater than 50 km, and that she gets the honorary title of the longest street in Russia. It stretches along the Volga river, and was named the Second Longitudinal. The official status of the street was not provided. Moreover, to simplify the infrastructure, the highway was divided into several short sections.
The construction of the Second Longitudinal line ended in 1970-ies. After the war, the city lacked the money to restore the damaged roads, so the funds first issued for the construction of main roads. Because of this and formed the longest street in Russia.
Second Longitudinal street is known not only as the record-holder for length. On this highway quite often have kilometer-long traffic jams, which gives residents and guests of Volgograd a lot of trouble. The city plans to build a new road, which so far is called Zero Longitudinal.
The second position in the ranking of the longest streets goes to the Warsaw highway. It is located in the capital of Russia. The length of the street exceeds 19.4 km. the Highway starts at the Big Tula street, crosses some administrative districts of the city and ends at the southern border of the capital.
Warsaw highway was built in the mid-nineteenth century. At the time the decision was made to soccerball all the important roads of the capital. As the road turns in a westerly direction, it was called the Warsaw highway. The road passes through 3 cities:
In the Northern capital of Russia is St. Sophia street, the total length of 18.5 km, making it is the third longest. It passes through three districts of St. Petersburg. Its starting point is the street Salova, and the end – Kolpino highway.
It’s possible that Sofia will be able to navigate in the list of the longest streets in the country. The city authorities are planning its continuation, although more detailed information has not yet been announced.
Fourth place in the ranking of the most goes to long street, which is located in the village of Bichura. Communist street leads at length in the Republic of Buryatia. Its length is 17 km Due to this extent, the Communist street became the record holder for length of rural roads on the planet and listed in the Guinness book of records.
The settlement was established in 1768. At that time the Empress Catherine II issued a decree on the resettlement of old believers from Poland to the area. The number of inhabitants of the village at the time amounted to only 136 people. Over time the village grew, and along the way built a new house. So there was formed the long road of the countryside.
Fifth place among the longest streets in Russia goes Leninsky Prospekt, located in the state capital. Its length is 16 km, It passes through four administrative districts of the city. The formation of the final prospectus dated 1960-ies. At that time the city Council decided to combine several of the territories, so he entered the list of the longest streets in the country.
The Avenue was named the leader of the Bolsheviks in 1957. So city officials noted a forty year period of the new socialist system. Even adjacent streets got names associated with relatives and comrades of Lenin.
Prospekt imeni Lenina
Volgograd is known for many attractions, among which are the long streets of the country. Sixth position in the ranking goes to prospect them. Lenin. Its length is 15 km, It is the main street of the city, which has many attractions. The Lenin Avenue is comprised of three district of the city. Earlier the street was called Alexander, but after coming to power of the Bolsheviks Avenue was named after Lenin.
In Moscow there is a huge number of very long streets, whose length amounts to kilometers. One of these is the Profsoyuznaya street. Its length is 14 km away and Union street delineates the areas Teply Stan and Konkovo. It runs in a South-Western district of the capital and is its main artery. The name of the street was in 1958, when we celebrated the fortieth anniversary of the Soviet trade unions.
Eighth place goes to The street, which is located in Krasnoyarsk. Line length of 14 km, is the main artery of the right Bank district of the city. There is a perception that The street is inferior to the length of prospect Krasnoyarsk city, popularly referred to as «Krasna». But official data do not confirm this information, so the longest street of the city remains the Semaphore.
Ninth longest street in the country is located in the village of Razdolnoe. It stretches along the river Razdolnaya and has a length of about 14 km. Due to this elongated street, Sochi is considered the longest of all villages of the country. Street Lazo is the record holder for length in Primorsky Krai.
The tenth position among the longest streets goes to the Red prospect, located in the city of Novosibirsk. It stretches almost 7 km away and the coming to power of the Bolsheviks Avenue was named Nikolaev. In 1920, the city Committee decided to rename the Central line, giving it the name Red Avenue. This is the main street of the town, where there are many attractions. In some parts of the street the roadway is divided boulevards.