Narva, Primorsky Krai

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Coordinates: 43°02′40″N 131°26′05″E / 43.0444444544°N 131.434722232°E / 43.0444444544; 131.434722232

Narva (Russian: Нарва) is a village (selo) in Khasansky District of Primorsky Krai, Russia, situated by the Narva River about 6.5 kilometers (4.0 mi) from its discharge into the Narva Bay of the Amur Bay. Population: 2 (2005 est.).[citation needed]

It was founded in 1924[1] as Balastny Karyer Sidimi (Баластный Карьер Сидими) and given its present name in 1972[2] during the cleansing of Chinese and Asian place names in Primorsky Krai.

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of the Khasansky District (Russian)
  2. ^ Министерство обороны СССР. Гидрографическая служба Краснознамённого Тихоокеанского флота. Извещения мореплавателям. Часть I. 3 июля 1973 г. №134.