Volzhsky is the 58th largest city of Russia by its population
Volzhsky is the next largest and important city of Volgograd Oblast, after the administration center of Volgograd. City is located on Volga River and to the Northeast side of Volgograd.
Total population of this city is 314,255. Total area of the city is 150 km2. This city is nearly 616 miles distant from Moscow city.
History of Volzhsky
This city was founded in 1951. The region initially started to develop in 18th century. Silk factory was constructed in the city at that time and this is how developments were started in the city.
Climate of Volzhsky
The city has Volgograd regional climatic conditions, with extremely hot summers and cold winters. The summer days stays as hot as 30C to 40C. In winters the temperature even drops to -40C.
Educational Institutes of Volzhsky
State Engineering and Pedagogical University and Volzhsky University are the most famous educational centers of this city.
Economy of Volzhsky
The city is basically an industrial center of the Volgograd Oblast. Metal workings, steel productions, chemical factories, rubber and electronic factories are the main industries of the city.
Places to Visit in city
Museum of Cultural History, Aqua park XXI century and Military Glory Hall, Museum of Local Lore and Folk Orchestra are the famous places to visit in city. These places depict the historical past of the city.