city in W European Russia, on the Volga
A city of west-central Russia on the Volga River northwest of Moscow. Settled around a fort established in the 1100s, it was a powerful principality in the 1200s and 1300s and is today an industrial center and a major port. Tver was named Kalinin from 1931 to 1990 in honor of M.I. Kalinin.
- City in Russia, centre of Tver oblast.