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About Volgograd, Russia

Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, is a city in southwest Russia, on the western bank of the Volga River. It was the site of WWII’s Battle of Stalingrad, commemorated by a huge statue, The Motherland Calls, part of the hilltop Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex. The Panorama Museum has a 360-degree painting of the battle, as well as weapons and artifacts. To the south, a large arch marks the Lenin Volga-Don Shipping Canal.

  • City Day: Second Sunday of September
  • City status since: the end of the; 18th century
  • Elevation: 80 m (260 ft)
  • Weather: 2°C, Wind E at 14 km/h, 90% Humidity
  • Federal subject: Volgograd Oblast
  • Population: 1.019 million (2012) United Nations

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