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En NameSyzran
Ru NameСызрань
Image SkylineЖелезнодорожный вокзал .JPG
Image CaptionRailway Station Syzran I (1874)
Map Label Positiontop
Image CoaSyzran coa.gif
Federal SubjectSamara Oblast
Adm Ctr OfSyzransky District
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurSyzran Urban Okrug
Leader TitleMayor
Leader NameViktor Khlystov
Representative BodyCity Duma
Pop 2010census178800
Pop 2010census Rank101st
Pop 2002census188107
Pop 2002census Rank97th
Established Date1683
Postal Codes446000
Dialing Codes8464
DateMay 2010

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Syzran ( ) is the third largest city in Samara Oblast, Russia. It is located on the right bank of Saratov Reservoir of the Volga River. Population:

Syzran was founded in 1683 as a fortress, and was granted town status in 1796. One tower from the 17th-century fortress still stands. It is also the site of Syzran Bridge, once the longest bridge in Europe.

The city's main employer is a large oil refinery owned by Rosneft, open joint-stock company "Tyazhmash" ( ) and the Syzran power station.

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