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Engels on the Volga River: Geography, climate and importance In the last two paragraphs, we talked about Saratov, the beautiful Russian city on the Volga river, today we will talk about the city of Engels on the opposite bank! Read about this city and learn more about its location, population, importance and many other interesting information. Introduction: Engels is a city in Saratov Oblast, situated in the European part of the Russian federation. It is a port located on the Volga River across from Saratov, the administrative center of the oblast, and is connected to it with a bridge. WhereRead More
Explore Saratov city on the Volga River! Read about the city of Saratov, which is one of the beautiful cities in the European part of the Russian federation! Last time, we talked about Saratov’s name origin and meaning, administrative division, population and transportation including airports, railway and waterway! In this paragraph, we will learn more about its geography, climate and many other interesting information! Join us! Where is Saratov located on the map? Saratov is located in the Volga region in the European part of the country. The city stretches along the Volga River for thirty four kilometers from theRead More
Saratov city: Location, population and transportation! Saratov is a beautiful Russian city in the Volga region. Join us and learn more about its geographical location, population, transportation and many other interesting information! Geographical location of Saratov: The city is located in the southeast of the European part of the Russian federation, on the right bank of the Volgograd Reservoir of the Volga river, opposite the mouth of the Saratovka River and the city of Engels, located on the opposite bank. The distance is 389 kilometers from Volgograd city, while it’s about 442 kilometers from Samara city, and 858 kilometers southeastRead More
The Volga River: The longest river in Europe Join us and read about the longest river in Europe: The Volga River. As it is a principle meeting place of various Eurasian civilizations! And due to its symbolic meaning in the Russian literature, in addition to its economic importance! All these factors make it one of the greatest rivers in the world. Geographical Location: The Volga River flows through the Central to the Southern part of the Russian federation and into the Caspian Sea. This river has a length of 3,531 kilometers, and a catchment area of 1,360,000 square kilometers. TheRead More
Russian places to visit
Many people ask us online about the best places to visit in Russia, things to do there, celebrations, places to hang out and lots of tourism and business in Russia.
In this site we review the most wonderful places of Russia worth visiting, so we put information explaining these places, supported by pictures
About Russia we talk
Russia is one of the largest countries in the world, officially known as the Russian Federation or the Russian Federation is a state with republican rule. Russia stretches across all of North Asia and 40% of Europe, with Russia sharing borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland (via Kaliningradskaya oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China, Mongolia and North Korea (look to Russia Map). It also has a sea border with Japan in the Okhotsk Sea and the United States via the Bering Strait. Although Russia’s population is relatively large, population density is low due to the country’s large size. Russia has 160 ethnic groups speaking about 100 languages. Most of them speak Russian. Orthodox Christianity and non-religious spiritualists make up the largest proportion of religion in Russia.
The time in Russia covers nine time zones starting from (UTC + 12) and ending with (UTC + 12).
It has a wide range of environments and terrain and has the world’s largest reserves of mineral resources and energy and has the world’s largest reserves of forests and lakes, which contain nearly a quarter of the world’s freshwater.
Russia tourist places
This is a list of places to visit in Russia:
Located in the northern highlands on the Oba River in southern Russia. The city of Tula is a cultural heritage of great value and an integral part of the world cultural heritage. Monuments, architectural monuments, historical works of art and buildings. There are many museums and the Tula Kremlin is the oldest architectural building in the city. It is an industrial, scientific and cultural center and an important railway intersection.
There are very large beaches in Russia, one of the most beautiful and wonderful beaches in the world, and the most important beaches that are a popular destination for tourists from all over the world are:
Lake Baikal and other lakes
Lake Baikal is an ancient, massive lake in the mountainous Russian region of Siberia, north of the Mongolian border. Considered the deepest lake in the world, it’s circled by a network of hiking paths called the Great Baikal Trail. The village of Listvyanka, on its western shoreline, is a popular starting point for summertime wildlife-spotting tours, plus wintertime ice-skating and dog sledding.
Lake Beloye, Ryazan Oblast
Lake Beloye, Vologda Oblast
This is a list of highest mountains of Russia:
Elbrus 5,642 metres (18,510 ft)
Dykh-Tau 5,204 metres (17,073 ft)
Koshtan-Tau 5,152 metres (16,903 ft)
Jangi-Tau 5,085 metres (16,683 ft)
Shkhara 5,068 metres (16,627 ft)
Kazbek 5,034 metres (16,516 ft)
Katyn-Tau 4,979 metres (16,335 ft)
Pik Schota Rustaveli 4,960 metres (16,270 ft)
Russia’s climate varies considerably due to its enormous area stretching from eastern Europe to the Pacific in the east, from the Arctic Ocean to the Black Sea and the warm regions of the central part of Asia. The climate in Russia is mild in summer (temperatures between 1 ° C and 25 ° C above), cold in autumn, and severe cold in winter (temperatures between 0 and 50 ° C below zero).
Northern regions and areas near the Arctic are characterized by their long and cold winters and relatively short summers. The north-eastern part of Russia is also characterized by long cold winters and short, relatively warm summers. Sometimes winter temperatures reach minus 70 ° C (the average temperature in January is minus 49 ° C and in July it is 15 ° C). Near the Sea of Japan, the weather is warmer. (In winter below minus 12 and summer 21 above zero). The regions, which include Moscow and St. Petersburg, have a mild continental climate. Conditions are suitable for growing some grains and raising animals. The average temperature in St. Petersburg is 17 ° C in summer, -7 ° C in winter, in Moscow in summer it reaches 18 ° C and in winter it is -11 ° C.