Samara

Essentials

Samara


Basic facts
Name in Russian Самара
Status City-municipality and administrative centre of the Samara Region
Location On the River Volga
Distance 685km south-east of Nizhny Novgorod, 1,045km south-east of Moscow
Time Zone Samara Time (Moscow +1)
Population 1,172,348 people (2014)
Founded 1586
Former Names Kuibyshev
City Day Second Sunday in September
Official Website http://city.samara.ru/