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Chistopol (Russian: Чи́стополь; Tatar: Cyrillic Чистай, Latin Çistay; Chuvash: Чистай) is a town in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, located on the left bank of the Kuybyshev Reservoir, on the Kama River. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 60,755.


It was first mentioned in chronicles at the end of the 17th century.[citation needed] It developed very quickly, and by 1761 the number of inhabitants exceeded 1,000.[citation needed] In 1781, a decree by Catherine the Great granted Chistopol the status of an uyezd town, with the establishment of its own coat of arms.[citation needed] At the end of the 19th century, Chistopol became a major center of trade for grain. Prior to 1917, it was the second largest town (after Kazan) in Kazan Governorate.

During the Great Patriotic War, Chistopol become a shelter for the Union of Soviet Writers, which included Boris Pasternak, Leonid Leonov and other notables.

The town is notable for its watch plant, Vostok watches, which was founded in 1941.

Panorama of the central part of Chistopol
Panorama of the central part of Chistopol


The town is served by the Chistopol Airport.

Tourist attractions

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(05.09.05)В Чистополе 23.06.2005Аллея героев. 9 маяМостик через Бердняжку. Чистополь. Июнь 2013ул. К. Маркса (05.09.05)(05.09.05)Чистопольский Дом учителя (бывшее здание аптеки К. Ф. Ковалевского), перекресток улиц К. Маркса и Л. ТолстогоДом Мельникова. Чистополь. РТ. Март 2009Вид на Никольский собор со стороны ул. Л. Толстого, ЧистопольНикольский собор с высоты. Чистополь. Февраль 2013Районая администрация. Бывшее здание Сбербанка. Чистополь. РТ. Март 2009Вид на бывшее Чистопольское духовное училище, ныне МОУ "Гимназия № 1", ул. Бебеля, ЧистопольПерекресток улиц Бебеля и К. Маркса, здание Исполнительного комитета, ЧистопольСмешение веков. Ул. Л. Толстого, ЧистопольЧистополь. Памятник воинамВечный огонь 9-го маяВид со двора на лепнину, бывший дом купца М.Л. МельниковаДом с елью. Ул. Чехова. ЧистопольВорота частного дома по ул. Л. Толстого, г. ЧистопольРезные узоры. Дом по ул. Энгельса (бывшая Казанский тракт), г. ЧистопольПервая соборная мечеть г. Чистополя, XIX век. Ул. ВахитоваПроходной двор между улицами К. Маркса и ЛенинаДом на улице Демьяна БедногоОкна дома по ул. К. Маркса (бывшей Екатерининской), Чистополь

Street view


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