Yaroslavl region is one of the most historically rich subjects of Russia. The Golden ring of Russia is passing through its territory. You can study the history of the Russian state visiting the old towns of this region, such as Yaroslavl, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Rostov the Great, Uglich, a small Myshkin. The area of the region is 36.2 thousand square km and its population is 1310.5 thousand people. The administrative center is the city of Yaroslavl.