|Vyshny Volochyok is a town in Tver region of Russia. Located on the river Tsna, on the banks of the vyshnevolotsky reservoir. Located in 119 km from Tver. A major railway station. Through the city passes the Federal highway M10 "Russia" (Moscow – Saint-Petersburg). Widely known among the truckers, thanks to frequent traffic jams near the city's only traffic light at the intersection of route M10 and the Central streets of Kazan Avenue. The city has developed light and food, timber and woodworking industry, engineering industry and production of building materials. The population of 52,2 thousand people 92,49% Russian, of 1.53% of Ukrainians.
Telephone code: 7 482 33. Postal codes: 171150, 171160. Car code: 69.
the First mention of Vyshnevolotskiy pit refers to 1473 year, later became known as Vyshny Volochyok. The exact date of Foundation is unknown. In 1770 year he received the city status. The word above the name means "top", which opposes the city Lower Volochek, located downstream of the river Meta, the word "conflict" diminutive of Volok, due to the fact that the city was located on the land of the waterway on which the court crossed dragged.