Belgorod is the city with a developed infrastructure, science, culture, economic and spiritual center of the Central Black-Earth region of Russia.
Belgorod has repeatedly won first place for purity and livability among Russian Cities. This is the first City in Russia which received the title of "City of Military Glory".
Belgorod is Located in the forest-steppe zone, in the black-earth zone. In the city located coniferous and deciduous forest tracts with total area of 1495 hectares. On the left bank of the reservoir located man made pine forest.
Every year the city plants about 30,000 trees and shrubs, and more than 3 million flowers.