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facts in brief

Part of Homann's Heirs map, 1750
Part of Homann's Heirs map, 1750

Facts in brief:

Located on Narva river near its outfall into the Gulf of Finland; flourished as commercial center in Middle Ages; occupied by Russia in 16th cen., then by Sweden; noted as site of Swedes defeat of Peter I the Great in 1700 & his victory in 1704.

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