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Naberezhnye Chelny

Naberezhnye Chelny is Tatarstan's second city, most famous for its KamAZ Automobile Plant, but this industrial, Soviet-era planned city doesn't have much to offer tourists, especially in comparison to its much more pleasant and interesting neighbour of Yelabuga. The city can be visited by bus from Kazan although there is also an airport nearby (Begishevo airport).

Naberezhnye Chelny


Basic facts
Russian Name
Набережные Челны
Tatar Name
Яр Чаллы (Yar Çallı)
Status
City-municipality in the Republic of Tatarstan
Location
On the confluence of the River Kama, the River Melekeska and the River Chelna
Distance
250km east of Kazan, 1,032km east of Moscow
Time Zone
Moscow Time
Population
522,048 people (2014)
First Mentioned
1626
City Status
10 August 1930
City Day
Second Saturday in August
Official Website
http://nabchelny.ru