Kashirskoye Highway

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Kashira Highway
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Native name Каширское шоссе  (Russian)
Length 10.5 km (6.5 mi)
Location Moscow
Southern Administrative Okrug
Nearest metro station #2 Zamoskvoretskaya line Domodedovskaya
#2 Zamoskvoretskaya line #11A Bolshaya Koltsevaya line Kashirskaya
#9 Serpukhovsko–Timiryazevskaya line Nagatinskaya

Kashirskoye Highway or Kashira Highway (Russian: Каширское шоссе, Kashirskoye Shosse) is a major street in Moscow, Russia, continued as a highway beyond the city into Moscow Oblast as a backup route for highway M4. It was named in the 19th century after the old Kashira Road, which led to the town of Kashira.[1] It was one of the sites of the Russian apartment bombings of 1999. Along the road, major landmarks include the Saburovo Church and the Orekhovo-Borisovo Cathedral.

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  1. ^ Агеева Р. А. и др. Имена московских улиц: Топонимический словарь. — М.: ОГИ, 2007. — 608pp. (in Russian)

Coordinates: 55°38′21″N 37°41′17″E / 55.63917°N 37.68806°E / 55.63917; 37.68806