Komarovo


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Komarovo

 

(until 1948, Kelomiakki), an urban-type settlement in Leningrad Oblast, RSFSR, under the jurisdiction of the Sestroretsk Raion soviet of the city of Leningrad. It was renamed in honor of the academician V. L. Komarov. The settlement is located on the Gulf of Finland; it has a railroad station on the Leningrad-Vyborg line 44 km northwest of Leningrad. There are houses of rest and a sanatorium in Komarovo. It has a sandy beach; the swimming season is from June to late August.

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