300 years.

February, 29, 2012

In 2003, St. Petersburg celebrated its 300 anniversary. It is estimated that then Russian President, Valdimir Putin, born in Leningrad (Soviet Area Saint Petersburg) was able to allocate as much as 6 billion dollars for renovations and the revitalization of the city prior to the 2003 celebrations.

Fact About SPb.

February, 27, 2011

St. Petersburg is the most northern city in the world with a population of more than 1 million people. The current population of Saint Petersburg is approximately 4.9 million.

Good to Know

February, 11, 2011

The emergency services telephone number in Russia is 01. For an ambulance, say: “skoraya pomosh”, literally meaning quick help.