Saint Petersburg City Trivia

Can you answer these questions about the Russian city of Saint Petersburg?
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Last updated: August 9, 2020
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Which Russian tsar established the city in 1703?
Peter the Great
What sea does the city overlook?
Baltic Sea
What part of that sea does Saint Petersburg border more specifically?
Gulf of Finland
On the delta of what river is the city located?
What major lake is situated in the vicinity of Saint Petersburg?
What did the Imperial government rename the city to after the outbreak of World War I?
Which Dostoyevsky novel focuses on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of
Rodion Raskolnikov - an impoverished ex-student in Saint Petersburg?
Crime and Punishment
What is the name of the second largest art museum in the world?
Hermitage Museum
Which palace was the residence of the Russian emperors?
Winter Palace
The army of which country surrounded the city in 1941 and cut off the entry and exit
points for almost 900 days - causing the death of millions of civilians?
What was the name of Saint Petersburg during the Soviet era?
In which year did the Bolsheviks move the capital from Saint Petersburg to Moscow?
What were the names of the two parts of the Russian Revolution
that took place in Saint Petersburg?
February Revolution
October Revolution
What is the most common nickname of the city among Russians?
Window to the West
What country established Nyenskans fortress - the first settlement of the city in 1611?
What is the name of the largest airport that serves Saint Petersburg?
What type of federal subject is Saint Petersburg?
Federal City
Which politician and ex-KGB spy was born in Saint Petersburg in October 1952?
Vladimir Putin
What are Vasilyevsky, New Holland, Yelagin and Zayachy?
Level 43
Sep 19, 2020
Nice quiz! I'm from Saint Petersburg, so it was easy, but quite interesting