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nds:Kaliningrad Kaliningrad (Калининград) is the capital and main city of the Kaliningrad Oblast, a small Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania with access to the Baltic Sea.
As Königsberg (Polish Królewiec, Lithuanian Karaliaucius) it was the capital of the German province of East Prussia and the earlier Ducal Prussia.
During the Cold War Kaliningrad -- with the northern third of the former East Prussia, now the Kaliningrad Oblast of the Russian Soviet Federated Soviet Republic -- was an important naval base and closed to visitors.
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 Kaliningrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kaliningrad (Russian: Калинингра́д), until 1945 known by its German name Königsberg, then briefly as Kyonigsberg (Кёнигсберг), is a seaport and the administrative center of Kaliningrad Oblast, the Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea.
Kaliningrad is located at the mouth of the navigable Pregolya River river, which empties into the Vistula Lagoon, an inlet of the Baltic Sea.
Due to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Kaliningrad Oblast became a Russian exclave, separated from the rest of Russia.
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 Kaliningrad - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
401,000), capital of Kaliningrad region, an exclave of W European Russia; on the Pregolya River near its mouth on the Vislinski Zalev, which empties into the Gulf of Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea.
As part of the northern section of East Prussia, the city was transferred to the USSR in 1945, and the German population was expelled.
The city (renamed Kaliningrad for Mikhail Kalinin in 1946) was rebuilt after 1945, although the old castle was demolished; the population became almost entirely Russian.
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 Kaliningrad at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kaliningrad (Калининград), seaport city, capital and main city of the Kaliningrad Oblast, a small Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania with access to the Baltic Sea.
Kaliningrad is located at the mouth of the Pregola river, which empties into Vistula Lagoon.
As a result of independence for Lithuania and Belorussia in the early 1990s, the territory became a Russian exclave, separated from the rest of Russia.
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