About Nizhny Novgorod
Nizhny Novgorod is a city in Central Russia, the administrative center of the Volga Federal District and the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The second largest city in the Volga Federal District and on the Volga River.
The city was founded in 1221 by Prince Yuri Vsevoldovich and is located at the confluence of two rivers: the Oka and The Volga. The Oka divides the city into two parts: on the high right shore there is an upland and accross the river on its left shore.
The population of the city is 1 244 245 people (for 2021). The sixth most populous city in Russia. Nizhny Novgorod is an important economic, industrialm scientific, educational and cultural center of Russia, as well as the largest transport hub. It is one of the main directions of river tourism in Russia. The historical part of the city is rich sights and is a popular tourist destination.
Nizhny Novgorod has a long history of existence, rich in various events. The moderate continental climate and favorable geographic location determined the constant development and growth of the city's population.
The main attraction of the city is the Kremlin, built in 1500 - 1515. The Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin is a two-kilometer-ling brick fortress with 13 towers. There were many churches on the territory of the Kremlin, but at the moment has survived only the Archangel Michael Cathedral, built in the middle of the 16th century. There are many achitectural and historical sights in the city: Chkalovskaya Staircase, State Bank, Christmas Church and much more.
Weather in September
The average daytime temperature is 17 °C,
The average humidity is 76%