Volga Region

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Volga Region (Russian: Поволжье, Povolzhye) is a historical region in Russia that encompasses territories adjacent to the flow of the Volga River. Based on that, it is usually classified into the Upper Volga Region, Middle Volga Region (Central Volga Region) and Lower Volga Region.

Another notable distinction is the elevated right bank side featuring the Volga Upland and the left bank side or Trans-Volga Region, Transvolga (Russian: Заволжье, Zavolzhye), which consists of the elevated High Transvolga and the lowland Low Transvolga.

Idel-Ural region is also defined within Povolzhye.

In the modern Russian Federation, the Volga Region is associated with the Volga Federal District and Volga economic region (rather different entities).

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