Yaroslavl is a Volga river city of trading importance in Russia
This is the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast. City is located in the Northeast side of Moscow. In terms of population, it is the 23rd largest city by population. The population of the city is 591,486 (2010 census data). The city has the total area of 36, 400 kilometers square.
This city is located near the Kotorosi and Volga Rivers. This city is nearly 155 miles distant from Moscow city.
History of Yaroslavl
City was founded in 1010. In Volga, it is the oldest city which was founded by Prince of that regime. It is among the historical cities of Russia which contributes in shaping World’s heritage.
Climate of Yaroslavl
The city has a moderate climate on the other regions of Russia . Weather is not on the extreme level in summers and winters. Average temperature in summer is 24 ◦C and in winters, it reaches to -15 ◦C.
Educational Institutes of Yaroslavl
The city is known for the center of higher education in Russia. Yaroslavl State Agricultural Academy 'Demidov' State University and Ushinskiy Pedagogical University are the prominent ones.
Economy of Yaroslavl
City started trading in 17th century and tried to set up different industries in the city. Today, it can be seen that great variety of automobile industries and textile industries are present here.
Places to Visit in Yaroslavl
Church of Elijah, The Assumption Cathedral, The Belfry Tower of Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery are the worth seeing places in the city. Three main theaters are present in city. The most famous among tourists is Volkov Theater.