Samara region – one of the regions of the Volga region, the fifth largest. From the point of view of geography it is located in Central European Russia, on both sides of the Volga river, bordering with Tatarstan, Kazakhstan, and regions of Sverdlovsk, Saratov and Orenburg.
Temperate continental climate and relatively high average temperatures (July + 20,7°C, in January is 13.8°C) combined with high humidity make living in the region quite comfortable. The main square of the region covered by steppes, but the landscape is decorated with low Falcon and the Zhiguli mountains, coniferous and deciduous forests. Many rivers and streams, the largest of which, not including the Volga – Samara, Juice, Moustache, Big Kinel, provide the area with essential moisture for everyday life and agriculture.
Samara region can be proud of the diversity of landscapes. You can visit the relic taiga (Bor Richasi), which is located on the border with the Ulyanovsk region. It is known for its ancient shapes pillars of stone, which outlines resemble warriors, horses, griffins. Samarskaya Luka is another natural attraction of the area. Today it’s a preserved area, which is itself Samarskaya Luka and Zhigulistate reserve name Sprigin. There are protected rare plants, forests, picturesque grottos, caves and rock complexes located along the course of rivers Juice, Baitugan, Big Kinel.
The unique lake is also a source of pride Samartsev. Oil lake in Sergius area is known because the oil itself goes from here, near lake Blue sulphur hit the keys, the Milk lake also has its own Wellness features.
17 protected areas, to date, is located in the Samara region. The largest of them is Suschansky ornithological reserve. Buzuluksky boron also belongs to the category of national parks and protected by the state. Age Buzuluk pine trees reach 80 years.
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