Nizhny Novgorod is the largest city in the Volga Federal District, as well as the administrative center of Nizhny Novgorod region. In the period from 1932 to 1990 it was called Gorky. Oka River divides the city into upper and lower parts.

The fares on public transport in Nizhny Novgorod are one of the lowest in Russia. One trip on the bus costs 14 rubles ($ 0.40). As for the cost to travel on the subway, trolleybuses, trams and trains, it costs even less – only 11 rubles ($ 0.35).

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To date, this city is a major transportation hub. Here, in addition to the train station there is also a river station. Due to the presence of several berths, the city is able to provide a large volume of cargo transportation.

The main sources of water intake for the city are the rivers Oka and Volga. Unfortunately, water from these rivers is heavily polluted enough, and as a consequence the water is strongly chlorinated. Given the size of the city and its importance for the Russian Federation, it is likely that soon there will be used the other, safer methods of water disinfection.

Energy and heat supply of Nizhny Novgorod is provided by the Sormovskaya and Autazavadskaya CHP, the capacity of which is 340 MW and 580 MW, respectively.

The climate in this city is temperate continental. It is characterized by warm, but relatively cool summers and long cold winters enough. It should be noted that due to differences in the topography of the two parts of the city, the climate has some differences. Beyond the river, it is somewhat warmer than on the hill, where, by the way, precipitations fall 15-20% more. The coldest month is January (-8.9 °C), the warmest - July (+19.4 °C). As a result, the average annual temperature is more than 4°C.

Job in Nizhny Novgorod

This city is one of the largest industrial centers of the Russian Federation. The main role is played by the enterprise of metalworking, engineering and information technology. Experts in these areas are in most demand. In addition the city does not have enough doctors.

It is really quite easy to find a job in Nizhny Novgorod. This is due to the fact that the city is relatively close to Moscow, where there is a significant outflow of highly qualified specialists.

New employees are constantly required and other companies. Here are the headquarters of such companies as Forus Bank, NBD Bank, Nizhpharm, group of companies "NMGK", GAZ Group, "Nizhegorodpromstroybank" and branch "Nizhny Novgorod AKB "TGB".

The population in Nizhny Novgorod

Up to 2011 the population of this city was 1,255,159 people. As a result, it takes the 5th place in the Russian Federation according to this indicator. Between 2002 and 2011, the population here has decreased by more than 50,000 people. This is largely due to the rather large migration of its inhabitants to Moscow. This is one of the reasons that this administrative center was recognized as the most endangered city in the Russian Federation.

Entertainment and leisure in Nizhny Novgorod

This city has more than 600 unique cultural, architectural and historical monuments. The main one among them is the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin.

There are about 200 cultural institutions of the municipal and regional importance. Among them, 5 venues, 13 theaters, 17 cinemas, 97 libraries, 8 museums, 25 children's clubs, 52 restaurants, 3 academic theaters and digital planetarium.

Due to the high labor migration to the capital, the city needs a lot of specialists in various fields. Consequently, after moving the majority do not have problems with rapid employment.

Nizhny Novgorod in winter


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