There are several ways to get to Izhevsk (Ижевск):
- by Airplane from Moscow (2 times a day from Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo, approx.~3 hours)
- by Train from Moscow (2 times a day, approx.~20 hours)
How to get to Udmurt State University from Izhevsk airport? The best possible way is to use Taxi (+7(3412)434343, +7(3412)900373 or Yandex.Taxi App), cost ~500 ₽
How to get to Udmurt State University from Izhevsk railway station? The cheapest way is to use public bus number 22, direction “Center” or(+7(3412)434343, +7(3412)900373 or Yandex.Taxi App), cost ~200 ₽
About Russia: Russia is the largest country in the world. It occupies about one-seventh part of dry land. It is situated in Europe and in Asia. Its total area is over 17 million square kilometers, with population of 200 million people. There are 1030 towns and cities in our country. Moscow, with 9.5 million people, is its capital. The country is washed by the Arctic Ocean in the north and the Pacific Ocean in the East. Official language is Russian.
Izhevsk city and capital of Udmurtia, in west-central Russia, lying along the Izh River. Izhevsk was founded in 1760 as a centre of ironworking and later of armaments, and the city remains a major producer of steel, armaments, machine tools, building machinery, and motorcycles. There is also a large automobile plant. Izhevsk’s other industries include large-scale sawmilling and the processing of varied foodstuffs. Izhevsk is the cultural and educational centre of Udmurtia, with a scientific institute of the Udmurt language, literature, and history, as well as teacher-training, medical, mechanical, and agricultural institutes. Population (2006 est.) ~619 468 people.
Weather: appears relatively cool and rainy. The weather forecast for April is ideal for an average of about +9 degrees.
Time zone: Time in Izhevsk, Udmurtia, Russia is Samara Time (SAMT) +0400 UTC
Phones: Country calling code +7
International call prefix 8
Izhevsk city calling code (3412)
Currency: The Russian Rouble (₽, RUR or RUB) is the currency of Russia.
Payments: Most types of credit cards are accepted (besides American Express) Visa and MasterCard can often be used at up-market restaurants, souvenir shops, any hotels and hostels, car rental firms, travel agencies, and etc. You can rely on using a credit card everywhere in Russia and Izhevsk, you can also use it to get cash from banks.
VISA: The visa policy of Russia deals with the requirements which a foreign national wishing to enter the Russian Federation must meet to obtain a visa, which is a permit to travel to, enter and remain in the country. Visa exemptions are based on bilateral or multilateral agreements. Russia has agreements with scores of countries whose citizens are either exempt from visa, or can purchase a visa online. Citizens of countries without such an agreement with Russia must obtain a visa in advance from a Russian diplomatic mission or visa centre.
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