Ufa is the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan. It’s a large industrial and cultural center of Russia, and also the major interregional transport knot. The city is the third extended city of the country after Sochi and Volgograd. 1 050 thousand people life in Ufa; which is a quarter of all population of the republic.
The history of the city is rooted in Old Stone Age. A rich town belonging, according to historians, to the largest towns of the Golden Horde was located on a place of modern Ufa in ancient times.
Today Ufa is the city with well developed industry. Besides, Ufa is the second most convenient city for living among one hundred largest cities of Russia.