|Peterhof is a city in Russia, municipal education in the city of Federal importance Saint-Petersburg. Located on the Gulf of Finland. Major scientific, educational and tourist center. Railway station. Pier on the Gulf of Finland. The science city. The population of 64,8 thousand people, 84,73% Russian, 1,87% of Ukrainians, of 1.17% of Belarusians.
Telephone code: 7 812. Postcode: 198504. Automobile codes: 78, 97, 178.
Based in 1710 year as the Imperial country residence. Originally given the name Peterhof, meaning "Petrov Dvor". In 1740 year, it is replaced by the name Peterhof. In 1762 year he received the city status. In 1944 was Petrodvorets. In 1997 year, returned the name Peterhof.