St PETERSBURG - RUSSIA

 

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Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, St. Petersburg was the capital of Imperial Russia for over two hundred years. Russia’s “Window to the West” is a major Baltic Sea port and a European cultural center known worldwide for its music, art, ballet, architecture, and literature. The city’s technology and academic leadership is marked by the presence of many foreign diplomatic offices, international corporations and banks.
The Los Angeles - St. Petersburg Sister City Committee is a non-profit organization that has supported intercultural and commercial exchange for twenty years.


Website:  http://www.laspscc.org

Sister City since 
1989

Distance from LA
5,720 miles

Population
City 4,662,547 Country - 146,001,176

Climate
Summers are cool and humid while winters are long, cold, with frequent warm spells.

Local Time
GMT +3  (11 hours ahead of Los Angeles) 

Currency 
Russian Rouble