Where is Pushkino?
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Quite a few settlements in Russia bears the name of the great Russian poet. In Moscow, you can also find some echoes of the name of Pushkin. We are talking about the city of Pushkino. Consider where it is located.
The city of Pushkino is the center of the Pushkin District of the Moscow Region and is located in its north-eastern part. Remoteness from Moscow is no more than 30 km, you can reach it by the Yaroslavl highway, for example, by rail. The transport communication is so organized that in an hour you can be in the center of Moscow.
On the territory of Pushkino flow two rivers - Ucha and Serebryanka. Together with the railway line, they give the city a unique look, in which one can distinguish both business and cultural centers.
Pushkino received city status only in the 20th century and became subordinate to the Moscow Region. As for the origin of the name, even though it is related to Pushkin, but still not to Alexander Sergeyevich, but to his ancestor. His nickname was Cannon, and from there the name.But there is another version, as if the name went from the river Uchi, and transforming with time, turned into Pushkino. Despite the many options and versions, the monument to the Cannon nevertheless appeared in Pushkino.
The area that forms the city of Pushkino has many borders with other districts of the Moscow region, which makes life in the city more dynamic.