113,9 sq km (territory of Volgograd Oblast)
Volgograd is located 670 miles southeast of Moscow in the flatland zone between two major Russian rivers — the Volga River and the Don River. The Volgograd Oblast (region) is the largest in the Volga River basin.
48 45 N, 44 30 E
approx 999,000 (2005 est.)
The Volgograd region has a sharp continental climate with hot and dry summers and cold winters with light snowfalls. The average summer temperature is +27,7 C, the average winter temperature is — 16 C.
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the Mamayev Hill Memorial, the tallest in the world free standing Mother Russia monument.