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Things to Know About Russia

Russian Federation is located in the northeastern part of Eurasia and covers about a third of its territory. The northernmost and easternmost points of the continent coincide with those of Russia.

Arrival By Plane: Ufa International Airport named after Mustai Karim.
Ufa International Airport (JSC) is a modern aircraft complex able to accept aircrafts of all types and having two take-off runways and an updated airdrome. Ufa International Airport is the first regional airport in Russia which has confirmed its correspondence to ISAGO manufacturing standards (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations). Ufa International Airport is the best among the Russian airports with the passenger traffic of less than 4 million people per year.. More than 40 airlines and 70 directions. The capacity of the Airport is 600 passengers (domestic terminal) and 800 passengers (international terminal) per hour.

Shopping: There are about 20 large shopping centers in Ufa where you can buy gifts and souvenirs.

Museums and Theaters: There are 6 theaters in Ufa (“Nur” Ufa State Tatar Theater, Bashkir State Academy Drama Theater named after Mazhit Gafuri, Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theater, State Academy Russian Theater etc.) and more than 40 museums (National Museum of Bashkortostan Republic, Bashkir State Art Museum named after Mikhail Nesterov, Republican Museum of Military Fame, Memorial House-Museum named after Sergey Aksakov etc.).

Banks and Currency Exchange: The Ruble (RUB) is the national currency of Russia. Currency exchange transactions can be carried out at the airport, in banks and currency exchange units. There are no limits for currency exchange transactions. It is more comfortable in Russia to use bank cards of many largest international payment systems.

Climate: The daytime average temperature in Ufa in September varies between 10°C and 16°C.

Electricity: The electricity system used in Russia is 220V, 50 Hz.


Rescue service 112 (mobile), 112 (stationary)
Fire department 101 (mobile), 01(stationary)
First aid 030 (mobile), 03 (stationary)

National Cuisine: Restaurants offering European, Bashkir, Russian, oriental cuisine are very popular in Bashkortostan Republic.



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