Stary Oskol is an Industrial center in Belgorod Oblast of Russia
Stary Oskol is a city in Belgorod Oblast of Russia. The city lies beside the Oskol River.The inhabitants of the city are nearly 221,085 in number (census of 2010). The city is ranked at 84th position based on its population.
This city is nearly 395 miles distant from Moscow city.
History of Stary Oskol
The city was established as a fortress wall around the Moscow in 1593. During 17th century it faced a declined era when Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian Cossacks fired the town. In 1919, the city again became the victim of Russian Civil War as well as World War II.
After World War II, industrialization begun to grow in the city and eventually leads to the increase in population.
Climate of Stary Oskol
The city has mild climatic conditions. Average temperature of city is -4 ◦C in the peak winters of January and 27 ◦C in hot summer of June.
Education in Stary Oskol
The city is a home of medical schools, geological college and one of the oldest kid’s music school of Russia.
Economy of Stary Oskol
After World War II, industrialization begun to grow in the city. The local industries are now the backbone of economy. The city has a large cement plant, major center of iron ore mining, machinery and food industries.
Tourist Attractions in Stary Oskol
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Church, St.Trinity Church, Stary Oskol Museum of local study, Stary Oskol Art Museum, Vasily Yeroshenko Literary Museum and Church of Ascension are the famous places to visit here.
It is famous for both a cultural Russian’s province and dominant developed industrial centre.