Samara is the administrative center of Samara Oblast. The city is situated on the right bank of the Volga River at the confluence with Samara River. Samara was founded in 1586. In the period from 1935 to 1991, it was named Kuibyshev.

At present, there are almost all kinds of urban public transport. At the same time the fare is different for them. Those who have a special transport card will have to pay 15 rubles ($ 0.45). If not, you'll have to fork out for 18 rubles ($ 0.55). Particularly underground plays very important role for people.

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As you know, this city, like many others, will take the World Cup in 2018. In connection with this event the authorities are going to buy 270 low-floor buses. In addition, 137 modern tramcars will be also purchased with low floor.

Except municipal transport, the city has other transport. The city is quite a major rail transport hub. In addition, there are a large highway and an airport in the city.

Water intake for the city is carried from the two rivers located in the city: Samara and Volga. Significant contamination of these waterways determines sufficiently high intensity of chlorination used for purification.

The city has a temperate continental climate. Most precipitation falls here in June, July and September. The average annual temperature is +5.6 °C. The coldest month is January (average temperature is 10.1 °C). The warmest one is July (on average the thermometer is set at the level of 21.4 °C).

Job in Samara

In this city, there is a large number of different industries. Naturally, they constantly need new specialists. As in the whole country (and in the world too), the city has a shortage of health workers. Besides, IT- specialist will quite easily find a job in Samara.

The population in Samara

According to 2012, the population of Samara is 1,198,000 people. With regard to nationality, the Russian dominates here, namely, 88.1% of the total population. The second place is occupied by the Tatars (3.4%) of the total population of the city. In addition, there are many Mordovan (2.1%), Ukrainians (1.8%), Chuvash (1.3%) and Germans (1.3%).

Entertainment and leisure in Samara

The city has the world's longest promenade. In addition, it features a truly huge Kuibyshev square, which occupies 17.4 hectares. Its large dimensions are due to the fact that initially planned to erect the Samara cathedral in the name of Jesus Christ and the 12 apostles. It was built for 25 years, since 1869. In addition, there are a large number of cinemas, theaters, sport complexes, restaurants, bars and dance floors in Samara. For nature lovers, the greatest interest may be Botanical Garden, Country Park, as well as amusement parks named after Yuri Gagarin, "Druzhba" (Friendship), "Molodezhny" and square named after Mikhail Kalinin.

Those who are willing to quickly find a job and get a decent salary it is worth to move in Samara. As there are a lot of variety of cultural, educational and entertainment facilities, the city is very interesting for those people who are willing to live a bright and interesting life.

The city with a bird's eye view!

The city of Samara

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