Syzran It is based in 1683, as a fortress. A city became in 1796. The Russian Federation, the West of the Samara region, port on Volga on the Saratov water basin. A large railway junction of six directions through all CIS countries. Through a city there passes an automobile line of federal value - Moscow-Samara. A city total area - 117 sq.km., extent along the river of Volga - 27 km, width from the West on the east - 10км. The population - 179,7 thousand inhabitants (January 2008). The basic branches of economy: the heavy industry, easy and the food-processing industry, building, transport, small business, trade. Large градообразующие the enterprises: "Тяжмаш", "Syzranselmash", "Plastic", Syzransky НПЗ. A code of a city 8464 hh-hh-hh. The Postal index 4460xx. Time +4 GMT. Geographical width: 53°12 ' the Geographical longitude: 48°27'