Volgograd almost has all varieties of public transport. The cost of trip on them is different. The cheap cost is by bus - 10 rubles ($ 0.3). In order to ride on the trolley bus or tram you will have to pay 12 rubles ($ 0.35). The most expensive, but fast public transport of the city is trains. A ride on them costs 26 rubles ($ 0.8).

The city, because of its geographical location has a high transport significance. There are 2 bus stations, carrying passengers within the Russian Federation and other countries. Everything else through this city 2 federal highways pass. There are also 2 rail stations. One of them is "Centralny" provides services not only commuter trains, but also long-distance trains. The second railway station in Volgograd only serves commuter trains. The river transport is very important for the city. There is Europe's largest river station as well.

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Directly to the docks at the same time 6 ships are able to moor. Building of river station is so large that the central part of the concert hall of the city is located in it. Except that here there is a cargo port "Tatyanka". With regard to air transport, it does not matter to the city. However, the city still has an international airport called Gumrak that has a class B (it is able to accept most types of aircrafts, but not all).

Energy supply of the city is carried out by the Volga hydroelectric named after the XXII Congress of the CPSU, Volgograd TPP, TPP-2 and HPP-3.

Water supply is carried out by means of the Volga River. However, water passing through a water treatment plant has an increased amount nitrogen, phosphate, zinc, copper, fluorides and suspended solids.

The climate in the city is temperate continental. There are relatively few atmospheric precipitates. During the year atmospheric precipitates fall only 347 mm. The coldest month is February (average temperature is -6.7 °C), and the warmest - July (average temperature is +23.5 °C). The average annual temperature is at the level of 8.1 °C.

Job in Volgograd

In Volgograd there are companies operating in the following sectors of the economy:

  • Electricity;
  • Heat and power;
  • Fuel industry;
  • Metallurgy;
  • Chemical Industry;
  • Chemical Industry;
  • Food;
  • Engineering;
  • Wood industry;
  • Construction;
  • Trade.

The largest number of workers are required by businesses, engineering and metallurgy. Addition to, the city is in need of social workers, including health workers.

The population in Volgograd

According to 2012, 1,018,739 dwellers live in Volgograd. At the same time there is a tendency for its reduction. Recent data on the ethnic composition of the population of the city date back to 2010. The first place is occupied by Russian (92.3%), second - Armenians (1.5%), third - Ukrainians (1.2%), fourth - Tatars (1%).

Entertainment and leisure in Volgograd

Perhaps the most attractive place to relax in this city is the building of river station. It is so monumental that includes the main concert hall of the city. While on the second floor is a sports club "CityFitness" and the club "Piranha". The city has several museums, the most extensive of which is the State Museum "Battle of Stalingrad". There is also a planetarium. The city is a real expense for theatergoers, because they are 11 theatres. In addition, the city has a large number of restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs and dance floors.

The city is interesting for those who are looking for a job. Given the constantly diminishing number of residents, industry businesses need workers from other regions. The benefit of the city is its well-developed infrastructure. However, there is a relatively poor environmental situation in Volgograd.


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