Where is Samara?
On the map
Samara is a large city with a million population, it is the administrative center of the Samara region, and also one of the largest cultural, scientific and industrial centers of Russia.
Where is Samara on the map?
Location of Samara
Search should be in the middle of the Volga region on the left bank of the Volga, between the mouths of the rivers Sok and Samara. The geographical coordinates of the historical part of the city are 53 ° 12 "North latitude and 50 ° 06" East longitude.
Historically, the city was founded in 1586., when the fortress was built. Although the first population in these places is already mentioned in 1361. And in 1688 the city was officially given the status of a city. Thanks to the trade route from the east, Samara becomes a large merchant center.
In 1935, the city was renamed Kuibyshev and retained its name until 1991. Therefore, in Soviet maps you can find the old name of the city.
In Samara there are many historical places, museums andmonuments, as well as various entertainment centers, parks, cafes and restaurants, where you can relax a small company or family. Where you can go to relax, our article will tell Where to go to Samara.