Torzhok is a metropolis in Tver Oblast, Russia, positioned on the Tvertsa River alongside the federal toll road M10 and a department of the Oktyabrskaya Railway division of the Russian Railways. The town is well-known for its folk craft of goldwork embroidery. Torzhok turned into first cited in a chronicle in 1139 as Novy Torg. The Mongols burned it in 1238, but did now not proceed northward to Novgorod. At that time, the city commanded the handiest course wherein grain was brought to Novgorod.
Once Torzhok blocked the path, a superb scarcity of grain and famine in Novgorod could observe. Consequently, Torzhok changed into called a key to the Novgorod Republic and often modified hands for the duration of feudal internecine wars. The metropolis become included into the Grand Duchy of Moscow with the rest of the Novgorod Republic in 1478. The Polish navy frequently ravaged it throughout the Time of Troubles. During the imperial length, Torzhok became known as an important publish station on the dual carriageway from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
Alexander Pushkin, for example, used to skip through Torzhok on a number of activities, and there's a museum dedicated to him in the town. Torzhok has twenty-two large and medium-sized industrial businesses.citation needed Two of them are particularly good sized. JSC Pozhtekhnika and OAO Torzhok Plant Printing Inks account for 70% of all commercial output. A railway line which connects Likhoslavl with Soblago via Selizharovo runs via Torzhok. Another railway line branches off in Torzhok and heads south to Rzhev via Vysokoye.
Currency: Rubles - RUB Pincode of Torzhok: 172011 Language : Russian, English Weather: Summer 10°C to 24°C Winter -12°C to -9°C