Quick facts about Yaroslavl

  • Area

    more than 143 sq km

  • Location

    Capital of Yaroslavl region, Eastern European part of Russian, on the upper Volga River.

  • Geographic coordinates

    57 34 N, 39 52 E

  • Population

    approx 605,000 (2005 est.)

  • Foundation


  • Climate

    The climate in Yaroslavl is moderately continental with relatively cold winters and warm summers. The mean temperature for January, the coldest month, is -10.8 0C and the mean temperature for July, the hottest month, is 18.2 0C.

  • UTC/GMT Offset

    UTC/GMT + 3 hours

  • Area code


  • Major attractions

    Spassky Monastery, Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, the Kremlin.

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