Volga Federal District
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Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal District is one of the seven federal districts of Russia. It forms the southeastern part of European Russia. Its population was 31,154,744 in the 2002 census, living on an area of 1,038,000 km² (400,774 mi²). 70.7 per cent are urban residents. Mechanical engineering and metal working accounted for 30 per cent of the total district`s output, fuel industry - 22 per cent, chemical and petrochemical industry - 13 per cent, food industry and electric power industry - 9 per cent each.
Nizhny Novgorod is the center of the Federal District.
The largest cities are: Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Ufa, Kazan, Perm, Saratov, Togliatti, Ulyanovsk, Izhevsk, Penza. There are 191 cities altogether.The subdivisions with republics that enjoy a high degree of autonomy on most issues and correspond to some of Russia`s ethnic minorities are the following:Bashkortostan; Chuvashia; Kirov Oblast; Komi-Permyak autonomous area; Mari El; Mordovia; Nizhny Novgorod Oblast; Orenburg Oblast; Penza Oblast; Perm Krai; Samara Oblast; Saratov Oblast; Tatarstan; Udmurtia; Ulyanovsk Oblast
the Bridge wich connects Saratov and Engels
the Memorable complex of a carrier rocket "Soyuz" in Samara
Gulf in city centre of Cheboksary