Lipetsk was first mentioned in the 13th century chronicles
It was founded in 1703.
It is situated at the distance of 508 km from Moscow in the western part of the Oka-Don plain, on the banks of the river Voronezh.
In 1703 by instructions of Peter I construction of ironworks was started on the river Lipovka (a tributary of the river Voronezh).
In 1709 the settlement near these plants was named a village Lipetskiye Zavody.
In 1779 the large village was reorganized into the district city of Lipetsk of the Tambov province.
In 1803 thanks to local mineral springs with mineral water here appeared a resort which is considered to be one of the oldest in today's Russia.
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