Tula region is situated in the central part of the East European plain on the Middle Russian Hills, Southward of Moscow. The population of the region total 1840000. Tula region is bounded by Moscow, Oryol, Ryazan, Kaluga and Lipetsk regions. Tula is in the the centre of Tula region. The other towns are: Aleksin, Belyov, Bogoroditsk, Dubna, Odoyev, Plavsk and others.
There are many villages and settlements in our region. The whole population of the region is almost two million people. There are no high mountains there, it’s mainly a lowland with beautiful places: picturesque forests and woods, fields and meadows, rivers and ponds.
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Today ‘s Tula is not only an industrial but also a cultural and educational centre of our country. Tula has some research institutions and many educational establishments, such as the Tula Polytechnic and the Teacher Training Universities, many colleges and secondary schools. There are three theatres, a regional philharmonic society, many clubs, palaces of culture, a numerous of libraries and reading-rooms.
The unique Museum of Arms on the territory of the Tula Kremlin is a symbol of the city. It was founded at the Tula gun factory according to the order of Peter I.
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Among Tula historical weapons there are true masterpieces.
Visit the Museum of Samovars with the riveting variety of the exhibits.
Not far from Tula is Yasnaya Polyana. Here the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy lived and worked for almost all his life. Now it is a Museum. Many people not only from our country but also abroad visit Yasnaya Polyana every day.