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Pin made in the Soviet Union. The text on the pin reads:”City of Gorky”. Now known as Nizhny Novgorod. Nizhny Novgorod colloquially shortened to Nizhny, formerly known as Gorky (1932–1990), is the administrative centre of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast and the Volga Federal District. With a population of over 1.2 million residents, up to roughly 1.7 million residents in the urban agglomeration. Nizhny Novgorod is the sixth-largest city in Russia, the second-most populous city on the Volga, as well as the Volga Federal District. It is an important economic, transportation, scientific, educational and cultural center in Russia and the vast Volga-Vyatka economic region, and is the main center of river tourism in Russia. In the historic part of the city there are many universities, theaters, museums and churches.