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Curay Statue in Ufa Russia
Welcome to Ufa, the capital of Bashkortostan and one of the
scientific, cultural and economic centers of the country, founded in
1574 by Tsar Ivan IV (the Terrible ).
Ufa today offers you every thing from a business point of view
with more than one hundred plants in the industrial zone offering a
variety of industries from metals to perfumes and cosmetics.
Ufa's reputation for instrument making and machine building
together with its refining and petro-chemical processing has led the
development and success of the Bashkortostan region.
Bashkortostan has a varied landscape that stretches from the
steppe lands in the west to the Ural Mountains in the east, one
third of the republic is covered by forest, mainly birch, maple and
The beautiful scenery of Bashkortostan is blessed with over
eight hundred lakes and six hundred rivers which is home and a
multitude of wildlife including bears, moose, foxes, rabbits and
over two hundred species of birds and is therefore a very popular
area for activities such as horse trekking, hiking and horse sleigh
rides in winter.
Monument in Ufa Russia
Fantastic Highway Picture in Ufa Russia
Timur, in November took part in Ufa’s open contest of works
in the sphere of public service advertising. Approximately 150 authors from
many cities of Russia, Byelorussia, and Kazakhstan took part in it. My son
claimed first and second places in several nominations and his wife did
third place on one. It did not bring any money to them, but it will serve to
promotion of Timur’s small company.
President Hotel Ufa Russia
The President Hotel is located in the forested suburbs of the
city's southern fringe and conveniently located for both the City
about 15 minutes drive and for easy access to the International
Airport, which is approximately 25 km (about 30 minutes drive) away
Standing on a hill in its own wooded grounds the President Hotel
enjoys a spectacular panoramic view, overlooking the confluence of
the Ufa and Belaya rivers. The hotel opened in December 1996 as the
city s first international standard hotel and is conveniently
located a few minutes drive from the M5 auto route which links the
city to Ufa international airport.
Telephone: (3472) 79 80 08
Fax: (3472) 54 94 75
Ufa is one of the industrial centers in the Western Urals area.
The industries include electrical and mining equipment,
petrochemicals, oil refining, synthetic rubber and processed foods.
Salavat Statue in the City of Ufa Russia
Nighttime View of Ufa Russia
Panorama of Ufa Russia
UFA Russia 1910
Here's some UFA Links
calendar attracts attention to ecological problems of Ufa city (idea
by Timur Sabitov, pictures are by Dmitry Aichuvakov; all proceeds on
sale of the calendars will be sent to cancer relief of children):
banners and leaflets (“It Is Simply to Become the Real Hero!”) were
used in the campaign of recruiting volunteer donors in October. Ufa
blood transfusion station’s chief said that they helped to increase
rate of blood donating significantly:
This banner derides our government’s tax policy. The
slogan ironically repeats the revenue service’s call, “Pay Taxes and
Sleep Calmly”: “Welcome to World of Shadows! Since January 1, 2011:
Pay Taxes and Sleep Calmly. The Next Thriller by Russia’s
The city began as a fortress which was built by the orders of
Ivan the Terrible, Ivan IV in 1574. The original name of the
city was Tura-Tau named from the hill that it was built on. In
1802 the cities name was called Ufa, which means "small" in Turkic.
The principal educational institutions include, Bashkir State
Teachers Training University, Bashkir State University, Ufa State
Aviation Technical University, Ufa State Petroleum Technological
University, Ufa Architectural University, Ufa Agricultural
University as well as other schools.
Ufa's population is about 1,021,000 people.
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fantastic museum's website
Petersburg’s Military-Historical Museum
Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps
This is the yard of Saint Petersburg’s
Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps
Irek and the Guns in Saint Petersburg Russia
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Airplane Home Base
Other Action Adventures
Models and Toys
Yellow Airplane's own Online Museum
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Master Model Builders Exhibit Page
ladies from Ufa seeking Marriage
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