The archaeological and historical heritage of Old Sarepta

Old Sarepta

Old Sarepta  now Krasnoarmeysky Rayon, is a district of Volgograd, in Russia. Sarepta was founded 28 kilometers south of Tsaritsyn by the Moravian Brethren in 1765 when Catherine II sought to attract German settlers to expand crop production in southern Russia and defend against the invasions of Kalmyk, Kazakh, and Tatar tribes.

  • Volga, Russia

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