With an efficient transportation system and wide streets, as you may confirm on the live streaming cams, Kaluga Oblast (Калу́жская о́бласть), situated in the centre of Russia’s European part, has been achieving a high economic growth and is one of the country’s largest scientific, educational and cultural hubs.
Population: Over 1 million inhabitants
Other major cities: Borovsk, Kozelsk, Maloyaroslavets, Mosalsk, Obninsk, Tarusa
Main attractions: Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, Ugra National Park, Bird Park Vorobyi, Optina Pustyn Friary, Kaluga Park Park of Culture and Leisure, Etnomir Tourist Complex
Nearest airports: The international Kaluga (Grabtsevo) Airport (KLF — Аэропорт Калуга "Грабцево") is situated 6 km northeast of Kaluga.