city in Saratov Oblast, Russia

Saratov (Russian: Саратов), is a city and a major port on the Volga River. It is upstream (north) of Volgograd. It was founded in the year 1590.[1] Saratov had a population of 827,000 in 2010.[2] It is the administrative center of Saratov Oblast.[1]

Coat of Arms of Saratov
Flag of Saratov


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Saratov city, Russia (Saratow)". Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  2. "BackGroundPlaces, Saratov". Russia Profile, 2011. Archived from the original on 27 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.