Velikiye Luki

Velikiye Luki

Velikiye Luki (Russian: Великие Луки, IPA: [vʲɪˈlʲikʲɪjə ˈlukʲɪ]; lit. great meanders)[9] is a town in Pskov Oblast, Russia, located on the meandering Lovat River. It is the second largest town in Pskov Oblast; population: 98,778 (2010 Census);[4]104,979 (2002 Census);[10]113,745 (1989 Census).[11] Velikiye Luki is a City of Military Glory, an honor bestowed on it because of the courage and heroism its citizens displayed during World War II.

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