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Nizhnekamsk is a Russian city (since 1966), the third biggest city of Tatarstan in terms of population, the administrative center of the Nizhnekamsk District. It is the largest center of petrochemical industry in Russia.

The city is located on the left bank of River, at the distance of 2 km from river port, and 35 km from the railway station Krugloye Pole (the railway line of Agryz Akbash). It is 35 km away from Naberezhnye Chelny and 236 km from Kazan.

Nizhnekamsk is the result of a large-scale industrial building program on the left bank of Kama. It became some kind of an experimental platform for new methods of city planning, layout and building were adopted.

The city's residential districts are separated from the industrial zone of chemical plant. The industrial zone is located several kilometers to the east of the residential districts.

Today Nizhnekamsk is a large industrial, cultural and sports center of the Tatartstan Republic.

Three times Nizhnekamsk was entitled the most comfortable city of Russia and of the Republic of Tatarstan, and even became "The Cultural Capital of the Volga Region 2002".

The project of constructing "A complex of oil and petroleum chemical plants" has been implemented in Nizhnekamsk since 2006 . It is one of the major investment projects on terms of public and private partnership in the sphere of petrochemistry of Russia. As of September, 2009 one third of the complex was already built.

The international airport Begishevo is located 21 km away from Nizhnekamsk.


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