Grozny is the City of largest Muslims' Mosque in Russia
Grozny is the capital of Chechen Republic of Russia. The city is located on the Sunzha River. the meaning of city name is ‘fearsome’ or awesome in Russian language. The city is named after the first president of republican of Chechen. This city has the population of 271,573 (Census of 2010). It is ranked on 67th largest city of Russia as per population.
This city is nearly 1130 miles distant from Moscow city.
History of Grozny
The first fortress of the city was founded in 1881 as a Russian army outpost. This city served as a prominent defense in the Russian war.
This city faced massive destruction during the first Chechen war but the control was regained by the Russian army. Now this city is very peaceful and save, The main army base of Chechen army was located here during the war.
Climate of Grozny
This city experiences hot continental climate with hot summers. The city has an average temperature of 35 degrees in summers. Winters are also cold with an average temperature of -10 degrees.
Educational Institutes of Grozny
The famous universities of the city are Chechen state university, FC Terek and Chechen State Pedagogical Institute.
Economy of Grozny
Huge development was observed in the industrial and petrochemical sector in 20th century. The city has importance due to Russian oil fields now city economy grow day by day.
Places to Visit in Grozny
The Central Dome Mosque,Church of St. Michael the Archangel and City Towers Facade Clocks are the notable places to visit here and most importantly city has the Central Dome Mosque this is the largest mosque in Russia.