The City of Penza. A beautiful City on Sura River of Russia
This city is the administrative center of Penza Oblast. The city has the population of 517,311 people ( Data 2010) . It is the 34th largest city of Russia by its population.
It is located on Sura River . It lies on the southeast side of Moscow. Total area of the city is 43,200 km2. The city is nearly 400 miles distant from Moscow city.
History of Penza
It was founded in 1663. And started to develop by 1640. In 1633, architect came to this region. And constructed of fortress to protect from outside attacks.
Climate of the City
Winters have the average temperature of around -10 ◦C. In summers, it usually remains 25 ◦C. The highest and lowest recorded in the city is 40 ◦C and - 40 ◦C.
Educational Institutes of Penza
Penza State University, State Technological Academy and State University of Architecture and Construction are the main educational institutes of the city.
Economy of Penza
The city is highly developed in terms of building and industries. It is famous for manufacturing the equipment of the computers and watches as well.
Places to Visit in Penza
Minack Theatre, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens and The Egyptian House are some major attractions of the city.