Yoshkar-Ola

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/