Stavropol is the main town of the Stavropol Territory. It is situated in the North Caucasus. Stavropol was founded in 1777 as a fortress. A presen- day Stavropol is young and beautiful. Wide streets, spacious squares, multi storeyed blocks of houses and offices add to the beauty of the town. Stavropol in summer is one big park full of flowers.
Stavropol is a cultural center of the Stavropol Territory. There are three universities, many colleges and schools here. Stavropol Drama Theatre is the oldest theatre in the North Caucasus. The town has a puppet theatre, a circus and many cinemas. There are many places of interest in Stavropol. Near the cinema "Rodina” you can see a piece of an ancient wall. You can also see a simbolic teht with the key to the town. That’s the place from where our town began to grow.
You can see a wonderful view of Stavropol from Komsomolskaya Gorka. It’s a monument to Russian soldiers who died that we might live.
There are three big parks, we can say forests in our town. People like to walk there, especially in fine weather.