Vetluga


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Synonyms for Vetluga

a river in central Russia

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51) Baki enjoyed an excellent location on the Vetluga river, in the southeastern corner of Kostroma province.
When Countess Charlotte Lieven acquired Baki (the name of both the estate and its main village) as a grant from Paul I in 1799, the property included twelve villages located along the Vetluga or smaller streams that flowed inland through deep forests.
Many timber dealers owned their own barges, hiring their poorer neighbors to load and tend their cargoes on yearly trips down the Vetluga and Volga to Kazan, Saratov, and even Astrakhan.
Many women on the estate sold baked goods not only in Baki, but at regional fairs that were easily accessible by river: the fair at Lapshanga, on the Vetluga north of Baki, and in Uren', on the Ust'e.