In Russia, there is a city named UFA. UFA is the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan. It is known as the industrial, scientific, economic and cultural centre of the Republic of Bashkortostan. The history of the city can be compared to as early as the Paleolithic times. The city of Ufa outstands itself in sports, especially for women in Hockey, Volleyball and Handball.
Ufa is known to have a warm summer climate and chilly winters, but summers are quite hot.
According to the 2010 Census, the population if UFA was 1,062,319, which made it the eleventh most populous city in Russia.
The people of UFA are considered to be very religious. There is a wide contrast of population following Islam, Sunni Muslims on one hand and on the other hand, Russian Orthodoxy.
Ufa is a home to 200 large and medium industrial enterprises. Ufa has many urban enterprises like oil refining and mechanical engineering residing in there. The overall economy of Ufa is an amalgamation of the fuel, energy and engineering industries. Recently in 2013, according to the Forbes Ufa was the best city in Russia for business among the other cities in the country which has a population of over one million.
The city is filled with a lot of tourist attractions which can only mesmerize the eyes. The city is divided into speciality museums, museums as general, nature and parks, churches and cathedrals, monuments and statues, shopping, parks, theatres, concerts and shows, sights and landmarks and art galleries. Some of the eye candy places for the tourists are Salavat Yulaev Monument, Fountain Seven Girls, Ufa Botanical Garden, Victory Park, Ufa Arena, Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Lyalya Tyulpan Mosque and many more such tourist attractions.
Ufa has many public transportation facilities namely, trams, trolleybuses, buses and routed cab lines. The city has an International Airport which connects international flights to Turkey, Tajiskistan, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Cyprus. The domestic flights are also available to many cities and towns in Russia including Moscow.
Ufa is twinned with Turkey, Georgia, Germany, China and Kazakhstan.
THINGS TO DO IN UFA
When visit Ufa, one should never miss these activities, namely the outdoor activities, spa and wellness, nightlife, water and the amusement parks, the zoos and aquariums and so many other activities which can act as a traveller’s resource.