Yoshkar-Ola

Essentials

Yoshkor Ola


Basic facts
Name in Russian Йошкар-Ола
Status Capital of the Republic of Mari El
Location On the River Malaya Kokshaga
Distance 345km north-east of Nizhny Novgorod, 775km east of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 260,352 people (2014)
Founded 1584
Former Names Tsarevokokshaisk, Krasnokokshaisk
City Day 6 August
Official Website http://www.i-ola.ru/