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Togliatti

Pronunciation: /tɒˈljati/
An industrial city and river port in SW Russia, on the River Volga; population 705,500 (est. 2008). It was founded in 1738 but relocated in the mid 1950s to make way for the Kuibyshev reservoir. Former name (until 1964) Stavropol; Russian name Tolyatti.

Origin

Renamed in 1964 after Palmiro Togliatti (1893–1964), leader of the Italian Communist Party.

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