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Encyclopedia > Altai Krai

Altai Krai (Russian: Алта́йский край) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai) in the Siberian Federal District. It borders with, clockwise from the south, Kazakhstan, Novosibirsk and Kemerovo Oblasts and the Altai Republic. The krai's administrative center is the city of Barnaul. Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(Ñ‹); English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... Krai (Russian: край; British English transliteration: kray), is a term used to refer to several of Russias 89 administrative regions (federal subjects). ... Siberian Federal District (Russian: Сиби́рский федера́льный о́круг; tr. ... Novosibirsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Kemerovo Oblast (Russian: ) (pop. ... The Altai Republic (Altay: Алтай Республика; Russian: ) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... Barnaul sign near the Ob River Barnaul (Russian Барнау́л, pop. ...

Krai of Altai
Алтайский край
Flag of Altai Coat of arms of Altai
Flag of Altai Coat of arms of Altai Krai
Capital Barnaul

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- % water Image File history File links AltaiKraiFlag. ... Image File history File links Kraj_Altai_coat. ... Image File history File links RussiaAltaiKrai2005. ... Barnaul sign near the Ob River Barnaul (Russian Барнау́л, pop. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ...


- 169,100 km²
- 1% Here is a list of the 89 federal subjects of Russia in order of size. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...


- Total
- Density Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ...


- est. 2,613,400 (2004)
- est. 15.5/km² Here is a list of the 89 federal subjects of Russia in order of population according to the 2002 census. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Political status Krai
Federal district Siberia
Economic Region West-Siberia
Cadaster # 22
Official language Russian
Governor Mikail Yevdokimov

The region's main waterway is the Ob River. The region has an area of 169,100 km² and a population of around 2.6 million (census 2002). With over 600,000 inhabitants, Barnaul is the largest city of the territory. The Russian Federation is divided into 89 subjects (administrative units), 6 of which are krais: Altai Krai Khabarovsk Krai Krasnodar Krai Krasnoyarsk Krai Primorsky Krai Stavropol Krai 1. ... All of the federal subjects of Russia are grouped into seven federal districts (Russian: федеральные округа, sing. ... Siberia Siberia (Russian: , common English transliterations: Sibir’, Sibir; from the Tatar for “sleeping land”) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia. ... Russia is divided into eleven economic regions (Russian: экономические районы, sing. ... Обь Length - measured from the river-head of the Katun - 3650 km - measured from the river-head of the Irtysh - 5410 km Elevation of the source  ? m Average discharge 12,500 m³/s Area watershed 2,930,000 km² Origin  Altai Krai Mouth  Karskoe Sea Basin countries Russia This article is... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Time zone

Altai Krai is located in the Novosibirsk Time Zone (NOVT/NOVST). UTC offset is +0600 (NOVT)/+0700 (NOVST). Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time or Z, is an atomic realization of Universal Time (UT) or Greenwich Mean Time, the astronomical basis for civil time. ...

Administrative divisions

Main article: Administrative divisions of Altai Krai.

Cities and towns under krais jurisdiction: Barnaul (Барнаул) (administrative center) city districts: Industrialny (Индустриальный) Urban settlements under the city districts jurisdiction: Novosilikatny (Новосиликатный) with 1 selsovet under the city districts jurisdiction. ...

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Administrative subdivisions of Russia Flag of Russia
Federal subjects
Republics Adygeya | Altai | Bashkortostan | Buryatia | Chechnya | Chuvashia | Dagestan | Ingushetia | Kabardino-Balkaria | Karelia | Khakassia | Komi | Kalmykia | Karachay-Cherkessia | Mari El | Mordovia | North Ossetia-Alania | Sakha | Tatarstan | Tuva | Udmurtia
Krais Altai | Khabarovsk | Krasnodar | Krasnoyarsk1 | Perm | Primorsky | Stavropol
Oblasts Amur | Arkhangelsk | Astrakhan | Belgorod | Bryansk | Chelyabinsk | Chita | Irkutsk2 | Ivanovo | Kaliningrad | Kaluga | Kamchatka3 | Kemerovo | Kirov | Kostroma | Kurgan | Kursk | Leningrad | Lipetsk | Magadan | Moscow | Murmansk | Nizhny Novgorod | Novgorod | Novosibirsk | Omsk | Orenburg | Oryol | Penza | Pskov | Rostov | Ryazan | Sakhalin | Samara | Saratov | Smolensk | Sverdlovsk | Tambov | Tomsk | Tver | Tula | Tyumen | Ulyanovsk | Vladimir | Volgograd | Vologda | Voronezh | Yaroslavl
Federal cities Moscow | St. Petersburg
Autonomous oblast Jewish
Autonomous districts Aga Buryatia | Chukotka | Evenkia1 | Khantia-Mansia | Koryakia3 | Nenetsia | Taymyria1 | Ust-Orda Buryatia2 | Yamalia
  1. On January 1, 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. A referendum is to be held on April 16, 2006 on the merger of Irkutsk Oblast and Ust-Orda Buryatia.
  3. On October 23, 2005, a referendum was held on the merger of Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia to form Kamchatka Krai. The result was in favour; the merger will occur some time in 2007 (no official date has been set yet).
Federal districts
Central | Southern | Northwestern | Far East | Siberian | Urals | Privolzhsky (Volga)

  Results from FactBites:
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Zarinsk, situated in the Altai Krai is recognized as the town having the best economic indexes of development in the Siberian Federal Okrug.
The industrial community Zarinsky of Sorokinsky region, Altai krai was reorganized in a town of a regional subordination and reorganization of Sorokinsky region Zarinsky.
It is situated in the north-eastern part of Altai krai, 110 kilometers away from the regional center Barnaul.
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