260 sq km
Samara is situated in the southeastern European part of Russia in the Midstream of the largest river in Europe — the Volga.
53 10 N, 50 15 E
approx 1,133,000 (2005 est.)
Samara has a distinct continental climate. The annual air temperature is + 3,8 C. The average temperature in January is -13,9 C, in July +20,1 C.
UTC/GMT + 4 hours
Art museum, Museum of Aleksey Tolstoy, Drama Theater, Opera and Ballet house.