This is correct.
The main city was Novgorod, the capital of the land colonized by the Varangians (or Vikings), who called it Holmgard.
Old Ladoga (Russian: Staraya Ladoga) was capital prior to Novgorod.
The Vikings called it Aldeigjuborg.
"Ask FunTrivia" is for entertainment purposes only, and answers offered are unverified and unchecked by
FunTrivia. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or veracity of ANY statement posted. Feel free to post an updated
if you feel that an answer is inadequate or incorrect. Please
thoroughly research items where accuracy is important to you using multiple reliable sources. By accessing our
website, you agree to be bound by our terms of service.