Lobnya (Russian Лобня ) is a city in Russia with 74 252 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ). It is located about 30 km north of Moscow in the Moscow Oblast. Nearby Lobnjas closest airport Sheremetyevo, one of the three international airports of Moscow.
The place Lobnya was formed in 1902 during the construction of the railway line Moscow - Dubna - Kimry, as there is a railway station was built with that name. The name comes from the same Lobnya river whose name is Baltic origin and probably of Lobas - derived - river valley. Over the following decades developed in the place the industry, not least caused by the proximity to Moscow as many residential areas. During World War II the area was around Lobnya highly competitive as the northern outpost of Moscow. In 1961 the city Lobnya status.
Economy and Transport
Today, there are Lobnya several industries, including metalworking, electronics and toys, and a Tetra Pak packaging factory. The city has a regional station, which is served, among other trains to and from Moscow ( Savyolovsky station), Dmitrov or Dubna. 2008, a random track from Lobnya was taken to the Sheremetyevo airport operation, which is traversed by express trains.
The most famous building in Lobnya is built of steel structures hyperbolic water tower of the famous engineer Vladimir Shukhov north of the city center. Nearby Lobnjas also the village Fedoskino, which is known for its traditional Lacquer, and the former estate Marfino is a well-preserved ensemble from the early 19th century.