Places to visit in Saratov Oblast
Pugachyov is a town in Saratov Oblast, Russia, situated on the Bolshoy Irgiz River Volga's tributary, 246 kilometers upper east of Saratov, the managerial focal point of the oblast. It was established as the sloboda of Mechetnaya in 1764 by Old Believers who came back from Poland. In 1835, it was allowed town status and renamed Nikolayevsk, after the decision Tsar Nicholas I. In 1918, it was renamed after Yemelyan Pugachev, pioneer of the incomparable Cossack uprising of the 1770s.
Inside the structure of managerial divisions, Pugachyov fills in as the authoritative focus of Pugachyovsky District, despite the fact that it's anything but a piece of it. As a regulatory division, it is consolidated independently as Pugachyov Town Under Oblast Jurisdiction —an authoritative unit with the status equivalent to that of the districts. As a metropolitan division, Pugachyov Town Under Oblast Jurisdiction, together with one rustic region the settlement of Pugachevsky is Pugachyovsky District, is joined inside Pugachyovsky Municipal District as Pugachyov Urban Settlement.