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GENERAL INFO - brief introduction

Russian Federation
Republic of Mordovia
Saransk, 430000
Bolshevistskaya, 68




+7 8342 472377

+7 8342 247951

 

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Population of Mordovia

943,600 (01/01/03) 
 Urban: 556,500
  Rural: 387,100

Population of Saransk

336,000 (01/01/03)

 

Territory of Mordovia

26.2 sq. km

Proportion of nationalities

Mordvins – 32.5%

Russians – 60.8%

Tartars – 5%

Mordovia and Saransk in Brief

  • the Republic of Mordovia is located in the central part of Russia in the basin of Volga
  • the main rivers of Mordovia are Sura and Moksha
  • there are 7 towns and cities in the republic
  • Saransk is the capital city of Mordovia
  • the average temperature of January is 11 to 25 C sub-zero, July – 19 to 25 C over zero
  • the city was founded in 1641 and became the capital of Mordovia on December, 20th, 1934
  • the territory of the city is 71.5 sq. km
  • population – 336, 000, including 243,700 Russians, 69,800 Mordvins, 15,700 Tartars
  • the city consists of three districts: Leninsky, Oktyabrsky, and Proletarsky

1. Why Saransk

2. Brief intro

3. How to get here

4. Living in Saransk

5. History and Culture

6. Entertainment Info

7. Views of Saransk

 
 
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