|Naberezhnye Chelny is a city in Russia, the second largest and population city of Tatarstan. Located on the Kama river. A major industrial center, the city-forming enterprise is the Kama automobile plant. The internal division of the city is represented by four administrative districts. The population of 513,2 thousand people, 45.7% of Tatars, 45,1% Russian, 2.1% of Chuvash, a little more than 1% of Ukrainians and Bashkirs.
Telephone code: 7 855 2. Postcode: 423800. Automobile codes: 16, 116.
was First mentioned in Russian Chronicles in 1626 year as Chelninskii repairs. Later the settlement was called Coastal Chelny, Gentle Chelny and finally Naberezhnye Chelny. The word canoes comes from the Bulgarian word "fortress" . In 1930 year he received the city status, in 1982 year, given a new name Brezhnev, in honor of the Soviet leader L. I. Brezhnev. In 1988 year, the city was returned its former name is Naberezhnye Chelny.