Idel-Ural ( _tt. Идел-Урал|İdel-Ural, _ru. Идель-Урал) is a historical region in Eastern Europe, in what is today Russia. The name literally means "Volga-Urals" in the Tatar language. The frequently used Russian variant is "Volgo-Uralye" ( _ru. Волго-Уралье).

The term Idel-Ural is often used to designate 6 republics of Russia of this region: Bashkortostan, Chuvashia, Mari El, Mordovia, Tatarstan, Udmurtia, especially in Tatar-language literature.

Before the absorption by Muscovite Russia in the 16th century the region belonged to Khazars, Volga Bulgaria, the Golden Horde and the Khanate of Kazan.

Idel-Ural is included to Povolzhye region, also known "Volga area" in English.

ee also

*Idel-Ural State
*Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District

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