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The city originated as a settlement Shatura energostroiteley vicinity of lakes, connected by a single much swampy waters of canals. The largest of these lakes - the holy. In the area of ​​Shatura three lakes with the same name, so specify its location: Our Lake - The Holy (Shaturskaya). The name of the lake was located on its northern shore of the Orthodox graveyard with a church of Transfiguration. This graveyard is known by historians since the late 14th century as the center of the metropolitan municipality Senezhskoy - huge land ownership of the Orthodox Church Metropolitans Chiprian time and Photius. Known earlier names of the lakes Senezhskoe, Senetskoe, Senegal.

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