The Administrative Center of Novgorod Oblast.
Veliky Novgorod is an Ancient Capital and One of Russia’s Oldest Cities. A Unesco World Heritage Site . It was A Great Republic at the time of Kievan Rus which was also the center of the Ruling Principalities.
A History that is Forever Written in the Chronicles of East Slavic History and It was also a trading post for the Varangians . Veliky Novgorod is a Different City and is much older than the Volga City of Nizhny Novgorod.