Voronezh: Useful Information

Lenin Square, Voronezh

1. Voronezh in Short

  • Official name: Voronezh City
  • Coordinates: 51.660781, 39.200269 (approximately 500 km south of Moscow)
  • Capital of Voronezh region
  • Founded: 1586
  • Area: 596.51 km²
  • Elevation: 154 m above sea level
  • Time zone: UTC+3 (Moscow time)
  • Population: 1 054 537 (2019)
  • Phone code +7 473
  • Postcodes 394000-394095

2. On the Map

Voronezh is about 500 km south of Moscow, roughly halfway from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don on the M4 Don highway.

3. City authorities

  • City government:
    Voronezh City Council.
    Official website: gorduma-voronezh.ru
  • Voronezh city district administration.
    Official site: voronezh-city.ru
  • Mayor – head of the Administration of Voronezh. In 2019, the Mayor of Voronezh is Vadim Kstenin

Voronezh Region authorities:

  • Assembly of the Voronezh Region (Duma)
    Official website: vrnoblduma.ru
  • Voronezh Region Government and Governor (in 2019, Alexander Gusev)
    Official website: govvrn.ru

4. Districts of Voronezh

Voronezh Districts

1.Railway District

2. Central District

3. Kominternovsky District

4. Leninsky District

5. Soviet District

6. Left bank District

5. Transport

Voronezh is a major transportation hub. There is an international airport, three railway stations, the South-Eastern Railway Administration and three bus stations. Voronezh is located on the federal highway “Don” M4.

Railway Station, Voronezh

Airport, website: voz.aero, tel. +7(473)210-78-78

Railway stations, www.rzd.ru, tel. 8(800)775–00–00

  • Voronezh-1, General Chernyakhovsky Square, 1
  • Voronezh-Kursky, Donbasskaya, 18
  • Pridacha (Voronezh-South), Volgograd, 48k

Bus stations

Highways: M4-Don Moscow-Novorossiysk, A144 Kursk-Saratov

Urban transport

  • Buses and shuttle buses (municipal and private)
  • Trolleybuses (municipal)

Taxi (more about taxi here)

6. Hospitals

The emergency phone number: 03 from a landline or street phone, 103 or 112 from a mobile phone. The following are the largest hospitals in the public health system (in addition to them, there are many private clinics).

Hospital No 3

  • Voronezh Regional Clinical Hospital No. 1
  • Voronezh City Emergency Clinical Hospital No. 10
  • City Children’s Clinical Hospital
  • Clinical Infectious Disease Hospital
  • TMO City Hospital No. 6
  • City Clinical Hospital
  • Municipal hospital TMO No. 5
  • Fedyaevsky City Clinical Hospital
  • Regional psychiatric hospital
  • City Clinical Hospital
  • Railway Hospital
  • Children’s Clinical Hospital

7. Large Companies and Enterprises

In Voronezh there are head offices and factories of several thousand enterprises. The largest and most famous are listed below.

Vkusnoteevo Brand

  1. Voronezh Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation
  2. Vodmash equipment factory
  3. Rudgormash factory.
  4. Voronezh Mechanical Factory
  5. Voronezhsintezkauchuk factory
  6. Voronezh tire factory
  7. “Sozvezdie” concern
  8. Dairy factory “Voronezhsky” (trademarks “Vkusnoteevo”, “Ivan Poddubny”)
  9. Efko
  10. Veropharm Pharmaceutical Factory

8. Higher Education

Voronezh is called the city of students because it is home to many higher education institutions, including one of Russia’s largest universities, Voronezh State University.

Voronezh State university

  • Voronezh State University (VSU)
  • Voronezh State Agrarian University
  • Voronezh State Forestry University (VGLTU)
  • Voronezh State Medical University (VSMU)
  • Voronezh State Pedagogical University (VSPU)
  • Voronezh State University of Engineering Technologies (VSUIT)
  • Central-Chernozem State Engineering University
  • Voronezh State Institute of Arts
  • Air Force Academy of Professor N.E. Zhukovsky and Y.A. Gagarin
  • Voronezh State Institute of Physical Culture

9. Churches of Voronezh

Most of Voronezh’s churches belong to the Orthodox Church, but there are also some others (synagogue, Lutheran Church and others). The most famous churches in Voronezh are listed below.

Nikolsky Sobor

10. Famous Voronezh Citizens

Nikitin Bust

  • А. V. Koltsov (poet)
  • S. Nikitin (poet)
  • G. Basov (Nobel Prize laureate in physics)
  • A. Bunin (Nobel Prize laureate in literature)
  • N. Ge (artist)
  • А. P. Platonov (writer)
  • О. E. Mandelstam
  • Y. Marshak (poet, play writer, translator)
  • M. N. Mordasova (folk singer, popular artist of the USSR)
  • N. Burdenko (founder of Russian neurosurgery)
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