Presentation was prepared by student of 7a class Grivnyashkin Sergei Volga— a big river in the European part of Russia. A small part of the Volga Delta is the main channel of the river, located on the territory of Kazakhstan. Volga is one of the largest rivers in the world and the longest in Europe. Adjacent to the Volga part of Russia called Volga region. The length of the river is 3,530 km (until the construction of reservoirs — 3690 km) and the catchment area is 1360 km2. On the Volga there are four citymillionaire (from the source to the mouth): Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, Volgograd. In the period 30-80-ies of XX century eight hydroelectric power stations were built on the Volga, which is part of the Volga-Kama cascade. The river beautifies the European part of our country. A small offshoot of the main channel flows through the territory of Kazakhstan. The headspring is located in the Valdai hills (229 meters above sea level). As assumed, the mighty river begins near the village of Volgoverkhovye Tver region. The Volga basin occupies about one-third of European Russia. It extends from the Valdai upland and up to the Urals. Volga is considered the world's largest river, flowing into the ocean. It carries its water to the Caspian sea, to the pool which belongs. The river's length is 3530 km, total drop — 256 m. the Volga river Basin covers an area of over one million square kilometers. The great river is divided into three parts: upper (from the source to the mouth of the Oka), mid (mouth of the Oka to the confluence of the Kama river), the lower (from the mouth of the Kama river to the Caspian sea).