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"Territories of the Russian Federation III"
Issue date: 2nd June 1999
Russian Territories
The Republic of Bashkortostan is situated in the Southern Urals, its capital Ufa was founded in 1586. The stamp features a vista over the river of Big Inzer and the Southern Urals mountains. The Big Inzer is a mountain river, in its lower part the stream widens and calms down. In the upper left corner of the stamp there is a monument to Salavat Yulaev in Ufa (1967, cast iron and granite, by S.D.Tavasiev and I.G.Gainutdinov).

The Evenk Autonomous Okrug was a federal subject of Russia and is situated in the Eastern Siberia (now part of Krasnoyarsk Krai). The centre of the Area was the settlement of Tura (founded 1926) and located at the confluence of the Kochechum and the Nizhnyaya Tunguska Rivers. The stamp features a probably unnamed waterfall (Krasnoyyark waterfall) on a mountain river in the region. In the foreground there is an Evenk on a reindeer. Reindeer-breeding is an important part of the economy of the area, which boasts vast reindeer pastures in the north. The fishing and fur industries are also important elements of the area's economy.

The Republic of Northern Osetia - Alania. The Republic is situated in the Northern Caucasus. The capital city is Vladikavkas (founded in 1784). The stamp features a view of the Tsey Valley with the Tsey Glacier, which is 9 km long (18 sq.km). The Glacier reaches down to 2'150 m where the river of Tseydon starts. The Tseydon valley is known as one of the most beautiful in the Caucasus, boasting the stunning vistas of the Adai-Khoh and the Tsey mountains. The left part of the stamp features a monument to K.L.Khetagurov (1955, bronze, granite; by I.G.Gainutdinov).

The Kirov Region is situated in the east of the European part of the Russian Federation. The city of Kirov (prior to 1781 known as Khlynov, then until 1934 as Vyatka) is the centre of the region. The stamp features a view of the river Vyatka, the right tributary of the river Kama which runs predominately through the wooden parts of the region. The river is 1248 km long, with a basin covering 130,000 sq km. The left part of the stamp features a Dymka toy against the background of Vyatka lace ornaments.

The Stavropol Region is situated in the central part of the Stavropolsky eminence. The centre of the region is Stavropol (founded in 1777). he stamp features a series of views of the Caucasian Mineral Waters area, one of the most famous resorts of Russia. In the centre of the stamp there is the Lermontov waterfall. In the left part of the stamp there is the building of the Major Narzan Baths in Kislovodsk (1903). On the right part of the stamp there is the "Eagle" monument on the Hot Mountain in Pyatigorsk (1903).



source: mapka stamp agenture
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