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Kideksha
Church of Saints Boris and Gleb in Kideksha



Kideksha is located in Russia
Kideksha



Kideksha is located in Vladimir Oblast
Kideksha
Coordinates: 56°25′27″N 40°31′19″E / 56.42417, 40.52194Coordinates: 56°25′27″N 40°31′19″E / 56.42417, 40.52194
Country Russia
Federal Subject Vladimir Oblast
Rayon Suzdal
First mentioned 1152
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 137
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Postal code 601261
Area code 7 49231

Kideksha' (Russian: Кидекша) is a village (selo) in Suzdal Rayon of Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Kamenka and Nerl Rivers, 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) east of Suzdal.

The settlement was founded before the Church of Saints Boris and Gleb, Kideksha was built in 1152 by Yuri Dolgoruky.

Kideksha used to be a town, but, after having been destroyed during the Mongol invasion of Rus', it degraded to a small village.

Kideksha is a part of the Golden Ring of Russia and, since 1992, is one of Russia's World Heritage Sites (see White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal).[1]

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