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Blagoveshchensk

About Blagoveshchensk

209,000 in city
364 km² (141 mi²)
137 m
The city lies 110 km off the Trans-Siberian railroad on the left bank of the Amur River, which has formed Russia's border with China. Founded in 1856 as a military outpost, Blagoveshchensk received its current name two years later after the parish church of Annunciation (Blagoveshchenie in Russian). The city's growth was fuelled by a gold rush early in the 20th century and by its position on the Chinese border, just hundreds of metres across from the city of Heihe. The administrative centre of Amurskaya Oblast.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
78 All Buildings
78
existing

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Sar 3 231 ft 2016
2 Sar 2 231 ft 2016
3 Sar 1 231 ft 2016
4 Asia Hotel 213 ft 2008
5 Lenina 176/2 - 2013