Perm is a large industrial city situated on the Kama river banks, at the western foothills of the Ural Mountain range. With a population of approximately 1 million people, Perm is the most populous city and the administrative capital of Perm Krai. It is the most Eastern city of Europe. The name of the city is derived from the same place as the “Permian” period, meaning “Far-away Land”.
Today Perm is one of Russia’s fastest growing cities; it is a vibrant and diverse place, being home to many ethnic groups and cultures.