Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian EmpireMain MenuAboutGuidebook to a Lost Empirea Twitter thread / timeline / map story mashupDeal: History through Playing CardsMapStoriesGalleriesTimelinesTeach Our ContentConsult the MapToponimika (the Imperiia Gazetteer)Citing the ProjectKelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5The Imperiia Project // Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
12020-08-16T23:07:22-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f591Item in the set of geographic playing cards produced in Russia in 1856. These were elaborately illustrated, beautifully-produced playing cards laden with pedagogical and ideological value. There is one card for each province of the Russian Empire.plain2020-08-16T23:07:22-04:001856LoC_RussianGeogCards24.jpgKelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5
Provincial town: Kostroma Area (sq miles): 31,868 Population: 1,054,600 Population density: 33.1 people per square mile Towns: 12 Trade note: External trade is rather significant. Climate note: temperate
Kostroma and Kinishma piers
Kostroma was founded in the twelfth century by the Grand Prince Yurii Dolgorukov.