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Samara - the largest city in Russia, on the left bank of the Volga River elevated in the bend of the Samara Bend, between the mouths of the rivers Samara and Sok River, the administrative center of Samara region.

During the Soviet period from 27 January 1935 to 25 January 1991 the city was named after Kuibyshev, in honor of the Soviet state and party leader Kuibyshev.

Population - 1, 1.581 billion people (as of 01.01.2008) within the boundaries of the municipality (6th place in the Russian Federation - after Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhniy Novgorod).


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