The Republic of Bashkortostan is a region of the Russian Federation located in the southern part of the Ural Mountains.
|Area||143,000 sg km|
|Population||Over 4 million people & 120 nationalities.|
|Predominant religions||Orthodox Christianity and Islam|
Bashkortostan is one of a leading industrial and agricultural regions of Russia. Major industries are fuel industry, chemicals and petrochemicals, agriculture, electric power, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, light and food industry. The republic has established scientific and industrial clusters with training centers, research institutes, experimental production and industrial complexes.
The Atlantic-contiental climate of Bashkortostan is mild and relatively humid with moderately severe winters and warm summers.