Saint Petersburg

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Alternative forms[edit]

St. Petersburg, St Petersburg, St. Petersburgh, St Petersburgh, Saint Petersburgh, St. Petersberg, St Petersberg, Saint Petersberg


English translation of Russian Санкт-Петербу́рг (Sankt-Peterbúrg), from German Sankt Petersburg (Saint Peter's City), referring to Saint Peter the Apostle and alluding to its founder Tsar Peter the Great.


  • IPA(key): /sənt ˈpiːtə(r)zˌbɜː(r)ɡ/

Proper noun[edit]

Saint Petersburg (Санкт-Петербург Sankt-Peterburg)

Saint Petersburg

  1. A federal city of Russia, known between 1914 and 1924 as Petrograd and between 1924 and 1991 as Leningrad, and former capital of Russia (1713–1728, 1732–1918).
  2. Alternative form of St. Petersburg, a city in Florida, United States.
  3. An unincorporated community in Logan County, Colorado, United States.