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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
  • -119 "VYATKA" Cheboksary Yoshkar-Ola - Kirov - Syktyvkar
  • -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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