Beloostrov from 1922 to World War II—Krasnoostrov , is a municipal settlement
Administrative divisions of Saint Petersburg
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 in Kurortny District
Kurortny District
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 of the federal city
Federal cities of Russia
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 of Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
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, Russia
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, located on the Sestra River
Sestra River (Leningrad Oblast)
Sestra River is a river in Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast, Russia.The length of the river is 74 km . The area of its basin is 393 km² . The Sestra River flows over the Karelian Isthmus. It used to fall into the Gulf of Finland until the early 18th century...

, Karelian Isthmus
Karelian Isthmus
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, and a key station of the Saint Petersburg-Vyborg railroad since 1870 (initially named Rayala ) at the junction of Saint Petersburg–Zelenogorsk
Zelenogorsk, Saint Petersburg
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 and Saint Petersburg–Sestroretsk
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–Beloostrov sections, being the final destinations of many suburban passenger electric trains
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 from Finlyandsky Rail Terminal. Population:

Beloostrov historically consists of two parts: Novy Beloostrov along the railway and Stary Beloostrov several kilometers to the north, mostly belonging to Vsevolozhsky District
Vsevolozhsky District
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 of Leningrad Oblast
Leningrad Oblast
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 under the name Sadovodstva . Until the Winter War
Winter War
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 Beloostrov had been the last railway station before the Russia–Finland
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