Krasnoye Selo


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Krasnoye Selo

(kräs`nəyə syĭlô`), district, NW European Russia. It is a rail terminus and has industries producing paper and plastics. Krasnoye Selo was a favorite summer resort of Saint PetersburgSaint Petersburg,
formerly Leningrad,
Rus. Sankt-Peterburg, city (1990 est. pop. 5,036,000), capital of the Leningrad region (although not administratively part of it) and the administrative center of the Northwestern federal district, NW European Russia, at
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 before the Russian Revolution. Nearby are two of the former summer palaces. Once a city, it was incorporated into St. Petersburg (then Leningrad) in 1973.