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My District and My Flat

В топике Мой район и моя квартира я рассказываю о своем родном городе Владивостоке, районе Эгершельд и о своей небольшой квартире, в которой, честно говоря, нет ничего особенного, если вы имеете понятие о так называемых «хрущевках». Район Эгершельд примечателен своей историей, здесь издавна селились портовики, моряки и рыбаки. Это самый «морской» район города, поэтому климат тоже — самый морской. Зимой здесь со всех сторон дуют ледяные ветра, а летом — гуляют туманы, если их не разгоняет морской бриз. К услугам обитателей района летний отдых на трех пляжах и круглогодичная рыбалка. Мой район считается элитным и в нем сейчас строится много новых домов.

As you know, Vladivostok, the capital of the Primorsky region, occupies the peninsula of Murav'ev-Amursky which is washed by Amur and Ussuri gulfs. One part of this peninsula, called Egersheld (it was named after one of the explores of Russian Far-East), is my native district. Egersheld is known from the foundation of Vladivostok. More then one hundred years ago the first houses for the seamen appeared in it. Since that time Egersheld is known as the working center of the city. Now, for example, the territory of the commercial port is situated in this district. Egersheld is the most environmental friendly district in the city as it is open to strong sea winds which blow out all harmful substances in the air and clouds of dust. Of course, this has a negative side – the average temperature in the district in winter is lower than in the other parts of Vladivostok.

As my native district occupies very special geographical position (in fact, Egersheld – is a small peninsula of Murav'ev-Amursky peninsula) so its citizens may admire beautiful sea scenes every evening when the sun is hiding for the horizon. These seascapes are really breathtaking and very often you may see dozens of artists trying to carry this wonderful sight to paper or canvas.

Now about my flat. My address is Sipyagina, 31. Our flat is not very large, its double-roomed. If you know the word "khrushovka", you may imagine what is our flat looks like. Besides these two rooms we also have a kitchen and a bathroom. I think there is no any outstanding thing in our flat that is worth describing. We have a TV set in one of the rooms, two wardrobes, two working tables, and small bookcase where our home library is kept.

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