Intercultural city: Izhevsk, Russian Federation
Izhevsk is the capital city of the Udmurt Republic, Russia, located on the Izh River in the Western Urals area.
Izhevsk is the site of one of the most famous arsenals in
Russia, at which Mikhail Kalashnikov designed his famous AK-47
assault rifle. During Soviet times Izhevsk was a closed city,
with restricted access for non-residents.
Izhevsk has a population of 611, 000. The
majority group (Russians) makes up 59% of the cityís inhabitants. The ethnic composition of
the cityís population in descending order comprises: Udmurts 30% and Tatars 9.6%. The
most up-to-date GPD/capita figures for Izhevsk are of 4307606 rubbles.
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Special issue of the "Invozho" magazine about Intercultural Izhevsk
[no. 9 - 10/2011]