Keywords: talitsa, sverdlovsk oblast
Description: Talitsa, Sverdlovsk Oblast
Taliza (Russian РўР°Р»РёС†Р° ) is a town in Sverdlovsk Oblast (Russia) with 16,225 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).
The city is located in the west of the West Siberian Plain, about 220 km east of the Oblasthauptstadt Yekaterinburg on the right bank of the Pyshma, a right tributary of the Tura River in the system of the Ob.
Taliza located 5 km south of the railway line opened in 1885 Yekaterinburg - Tyumen ( 1913 to a section of the northern route of the Trans-Siberian Railway was the continuation of Tyumen to Omsk ). The station Taliza located near the settlement of Troitsk, 2028 route km from Moscow.
Taliza was created in 1732 as a settlement for a vodka distillery and was therefore initially Sawod Taliza ( "Factory Taliza " ) called. Later, the Siberian highway was led past. 1942 was the place the municipal law. After the Second World War, a labor camp for German prisoners of war was built in Taliza. At the camp included an anti-fascist school.