The city of Chistopol is situated on the left bank of the river Kama, 144 km from Kazan, 125 km to the north from railway station Nurlat. Population – 63 thousand people. There are a big pier and an airport. The village Chistoe Pole (Arkhangelskaya Sloboda) was founded in the 18th century. The town is the centre of Chistopolskyi district. It is an industrial centre best known for the watch factory "Vostok". 

 

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Chistopol (1781)