Elabuga is situated in the north-west of the republic, on the right bank of the river Kama, 215 km from Kazan, 14 km to the south-west from the railway station Tikhonovo. Population – 68,6 thousand people. The settlement was founded in the 16th century. The town is the centre of Elabuzhskyi district. There are a number of important industrial enterprises and agricultural business. 

 

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Elabuga

 

 

 

 

Source: www.elabuga.com

Elabuga in the beginning of the 20th century. The road to the harbour.

 

 

Source: D. van Nieuwburg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elabuga. The ancient settlement.