Syzran

Syzran

Syzran (Russian: Сызрань, .mw-parser-output .IPA-label-small{font-size:85%}.mw-parser-output .references .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .infobox .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .navbox .IPA-label-small{font-size:100%}IPA: [ˈsɨzrənʲ]) is the third largest[3] city in Samara Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of Saratov Reservoir of the Volga River. Population: 165,725 (2021 Census);[8] 178,750 (2010 Russian census);[3] 188,107 (2002 Census);[9] 174,335 (1989 Soviet census).[10] Founded in 1683 as a fortress, Syzran grew into an important trading center and was granted town status in 1796.[citation needed] One tower from the 17th-century fortress still stands. It is also the site of Syzran Bridge, once the longest bridge in Europe.