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Difference between revisions of "Samara Oblast"

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* [[Samara]] — the capital has over one million residents, and was a closed city under the USSR for its role as a center of the Russian aerospace industry
* [[Novokuybyshevsk]] — a large city
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* [[Novokuybyshevsk]] — a big oil city
 
* [[Syzran]] — the region's third largest city was founded as a 17th century fortress
 
* [[Syzran]] — the region's third largest city was founded as a 17th century fortress
 
* [[Tolyatti]] — this very large city was named after the Italian communist and is a major automobile producer; most of the icty was destroyed in a 1950s flood, but new cultural monuments have been since built, including the massive 2003 Cathedral of the Transfiguration
 
* [[Tolyatti]] — this very large city was named after the Italian communist and is a major automobile producer; most of the icty was destroyed in a 1950s flood, but new cultural monuments have been since built, including the massive 2003 Cathedral of the Transfiguration

Revision as of 01:36, 23 May 2007

Samara Oblast is a region in Russia's West Volga Region, which borders Ulyanovsk Oblast to the west, Tatarstan to the north, Orenburg Oblast to the east, and Saratov Oblast to the south.

Contents

Regions

Cities

  • Samara — the capital has over one million residents, and was a closed city under the USSR for its role as a center of the Russian aerospace industry
  • Novokuybyshevsk — a big oil city
  • Syzran — the region's third largest city was founded as a 17th century fortress
  • Tolyatti — this very large city was named after the Italian communist and is a major automobile producer; most of the icty was destroyed in a 1950s flood, but new cultural monuments have been since built, including the massive 2003 Cathedral of the Transfiguration

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See Russian phrasebook.

Get in

There is a daily overnight train from [[Moscow], which leaves around 14:00 and arrives around 08:00 in Samara.

Get around

See

Itineraries

Do

Eat

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