Ufa is a city in Volga-Vyatka.
UFA is the capital of Bashkortostan, a sovereign Republic in the Russian Federation , wich covers a territory of 143,000 sq. km. (0,8 percent of the whole area of Russian Federation ), it stretches over 550 km from South to North and 400 km from West to East.
It borders on Perm and Sverdlovsk regions in the north; Chelyabinsk region - in the East; Orenburg region - in the south-east, the south and south-west; Tatarstan Republic - in the west; Udmurt Republic - in the north-west.
Bashkortostan is sometimes called “second Switzerland ”: high mountains and expansive steppes, evergreen forests and 600 rivers and 800 lakes. Various kinds of tourism and sport are very popular here, for example rafting and alpine skiing.
Ufa is one of the largest and most beautiful cities in Russia .