The live webcams will show you around the Republic of Bashkortostan (Респу́блика Башкортоста́н), historically designated Bashkiria, a federal subject of Russia, situated in the southwestern part of the country. It stretches from the Bugulma-Belebey Upland in the west to the southern Ural Mountains in the east. It shares borders with Perm Krai to the north, Sverdlovsk Oblast to the northeast, Chelyabinsk Oblast to the east, Orenburg Oblast to the south, the Republic of Tatarstan to the west and Udmurtia Republic to the northwest. The region's capital is Ufa, a large city with over one million people, set at the confluence of the Belaya and Ufa rivers, where visitors can admire a diversity of architecture and a rich culture. Other interesting places to visit are the city of Beloretsk where you will find Mratkino ski resort, Krasnousolsky with health resorts, Sterlitamak - the second largest city in the Republic of Bashkortostan after Ufa, and the beautiful town of Sibay. The Republic of Bashkortostan has also stunning and interesting natural areas such as Shulgan-Tash Nature Reserve, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve featuring famed limestone caves namely Kapova cave.


Population: over 4 million people

Capital: Ufa

Other major cities: Sterlitamak, Salavat, Neftekamsk, Oktyabrsky

Popular attractions: Monument to Salavat, Lala Tulpan mosque (Ufa), National museum of Republic of Bashkortostan, Yangantau Mountain, Lake Bannoye, ski resort Magnitogorsk, Bashkiriya National Park, Bashkirsky Nature Reserve, Shulgan-Tash Nature Reserve

Major Airports: Ufa International Airport (Международный аэропорт Уфа)

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