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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION

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Chuvashia is located in the easten part of the Eastern European Plain, mostly on the right bank of the Volga-River, 650 km away to the east from Moscow.

In the west Chuvashia borders on Nizhny Novgorod, in the north – on the Republic of Mary El, in the east – on the Republic of Tatarstan, in the south - on the Ulyanovsk Region, in the south-west – on the Republic of Mordovia.

The Republic of Chuvashia is a significant transportation connection point linking railway, water and main Russian motorways.

Railway Connection

Railway stations: Cheboksary, Kanash, Shumerlya.
Streams of traffic: Moscow-Ural-Siberia-Far East

Motorways

National motorways:

  • M-7 "VOLGA" , Moscow – Vladimir – Nizhny Novgorod – Cheboksary – Kazan
  • А-119 "VYATKA" Cheboksary – Yoshkar-Ola - Kirov - Syktyvkar
  • А-151 Tsivilsk – Ulyanovsk

    Cheboksary has motorway connection with all municipal districts of the republic.

    Waterways

    Cheboksary is a big Volga river port. The waterways run:
    Upwards – to N. Novgorod – to S. Petersburg;
    downwards – to Samara, Astrakhan,
    along the Kama River – to Perm.

    Time Zone

    Chuvashia is located in Moscow time zone (GMT +3)

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