Where is Togliatti?
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Togliatti, formerly known as Stavropol, is one of the cities of the Samara region of Russia, the administrative center of the Stavropol region. Let's consider in more detail where Tolyatti is.
Features of Togliatti's location
Togliatti is on the left bank of the Volga,opposite the Zhiguli mountains. Its population is more than 700 thousand people. He founded Togliatti, and then Stavropol, Vasily Tatishchev in 1737. And its main goal was to protect the Russian State from the nomads.
This city is located in the forest-steppe zone withtemperate continental climate, therefore in the 19th and early 20th centuries it was known as kumisolechnitsa and a climatic health resort. Togliatti is located on the border of three physical-geographical regions: the Melekess lowland of the Volga region, the forest-steppe Zavolzhye and the Samara Luka. They are unlike each other with relief, fauna and flora. This adds to the city's uniqueness.
Togliatti consists of isolated areas,separated by beautiful forests: in the west, mostly pine, and in the south - oak, lime, birch and aspen. In general, the area of forest tracts accounts for about 25% of the total area of the city. This fact also significantly affects its climate. In addition, one of the forest districts of Togliatti belongs to the category of natural monuments.
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