14 Facts About Ufa


Ufa is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Bashkortostan in Russia.

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Ufa is the eleventh-most populous city in Russia, and the fourth-most populous city in the Volga Federal District.

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Ufa was made capital of Ufa Governorate in 1865 when the governorate split from Orenburg Governorate.

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Ufa is an ethnically diverse city, home to a substantial number of ethnic Bashkirs and Tatars, with an ethnic Russian majority population.

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Name Ufa comes from the Ufa River on which the city lies, but the origin of the river's name is disputed.

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Ufa is the capital of the republic and, within the framework of the administrative divisions, it serves as the administrative center of Ufimsky District, even though it is not a part of it.

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Additionally, the economy of Ufa is composed of many fuel, energy, and engineering complexes.

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Ufa is home to about 200 large and medium industrial enterprises.

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Ufa Station is linked to the rest of Russia, being on a historic branch of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

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Ufa is the only city connected to Moscow by more than one federal highway.

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Ufa Metro is a planned and oft-delayed subway system, discussed since the late 1980s.

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Public transportation in Ufa includes trams and trolleybuses, as well as bus and marshrutka lines.

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Ufa's climate is characterized by harsh winters, but in some cases, summers can be quite long and hot.

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Ufa is a place of location of The Central Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Russia.

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