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Samara Oblast is situated in the mid-Volga. The region's capital has the longest river embankment in Russia and the highest railway station in Europe. Samara is also famous for its factories that produce the most popular beer in the country. The surrounding landscapes and the life of the local inhabitants has inspired many great Russian artists. One of the most picturesque and mystical places in Samara Oblast is Samara Bend, a hairpin bend in the Volga River. Here you can see beaver, boar, elk, or fox.More about the region