Volgograd, Russia
Volgograd is an important industrial city and the administrative center of Volgograd Oblast, Russia. It is 80-kilometer (50 mi) long, north to south, situated on the western bank of the Volga River.

The city of Volgograd was established more than 400 years ago primarily because of its location at the crossroads of both land- and water- ways. It has experienced three changes in its name during that time.

Things to See & Do

* Mamayev Kurgan – memorial
* The Panorama Museum
* The floating church of Saint Vladimir of Volgograd

Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Ruble (RUB)
Language – Russian
Land Area – 565 km²
Population – 1,021,244 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 7

Port Location - The port at Volgograd is located on the VolgaRiver.

Travel Links - Serving the city is Volgograd International Airport which has domestic routes, Moscow and Saint Petersburg being the two major destinations. International connections are available with Munich and Yerevan and operated by RusLine.

Volgograd is a major railway junction with good connections from Moscow (20 h), Saint Petersburg (34 h) and most other large cities in western Russia.