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St. Petersburg is a Russian port city on the coast of the Baltic Sea, which for two centuries served as the capital of the Russian Empire. It was founded in 1703 by Peter I, who will erect the famous monument "The Bronze Horseman". The city is rightly considered the cultural center of the country. The Mariinsky Theater is popular with tourists, where opera and ballet performances are held, and the State Russian Museum with a collection of Russian art that includes both Orthodox icons and the works of abstract artist Vasily Kandinsky. The population of the city is the largest among the cities in the north of the Russian Federation and is five million people.