|Ryazan is a city in Russia, administrative center of Ryazan region. Located on the Oka river, in the place of the confluence of the Trubezh river. Major historical, economic, cultural and industrial center. An important transportation hub. The internal division of the city is represented by four administrative districts. The population of 525,1 thousand people, mostly Russian.
Telephone code: 7 491. Postal codes: 390000-390048. Car code: 62.
Originally the Atlantic is called the center of Ryazan Principality, located 50 km from modern Ryazan, which was burned in 1208 year. The center of the Principality was moved to Pereyaslavl-Ryazan (from the words "borrowed glory" ), which was founded in 1095 year. For the first time this city is mentioned in the annals in the 1300 year. In 1778 year, the city is renamed to Ryazan. The name derives either from the word "robe" (marshy place) or living on the territory of the Mordovian tribes Erzyan.