166,35 sq km
Smolensk is a city in Western Russia, an important port on the Dnieper River.
54 79 N, 32 05 E
approx 350,000 (2005 est.)
The climate of Smolensk is moderate-continental with a warm summer and cold winter. The average annual temperature is 4,6 degrees above zero. The coldest month is January (-9,4 C), the warmest is July (+17,1 C).
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Kremlin and town walls, Uspensky Cathedral, several 12th-century churches, monuments to Kutuzov and to the composer M. I. Glinka.