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Encyclopedia > Kemerovo Oblast
Kemerovo Oblast (English)
Кемеровская область (Russian)

Location of Kemerovo Oblast in Russia
Coat of Arms Flag

Coat of arms of Kemerovo Oblast

Flag of Kemerovo Oblast
Anthem: Anthem of Kemerovo Oblast
Administrative center Kemerovo
Established January 26, 1943
Political status
Federal district
Economic region
Oblast
Siberian
West Siberian
Code 42
Area
Area
- Rank
95,500 km²
34th
Population (as of the 2002 Census)
Population
- Rank
- Density
- Urban
- Rural
2,899,142 inhabitants
14th
30.4 inhab. / km²
86.7%
13.3%
Official language Russian
Government
Governor Aman Tuleyev
Legislative body Council of People's Deputies
Charter Charter of Kemerovo Oblast
Official website
http://www.kemerovo.ru/

Kemerovo Oblast (Russian: Ке́меровская о́бласть, Kemerovskaya oblast), often called Kuzbass (Кузба́сс) after the Kuznetsk Basin, is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), is located in southwestern Siberia, where the West-Siberian Plain meets the South Siberian mountains. The oblast, which covers an area of 95,500 km², shares a border with Tomsk Oblast in the north, Krasnoyarsk Krai and the Republic of Khakassia in the east, Altai Krai in the south, and Novosibirsk Oblast and Altai Republic in the west. Its population is predominantly ethnic Russian, but Ukrainians, Tatars, and Chuvash also live in the region. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Heraldry in its most general sense encompasses all matters relating to the duties and responsibilities of officers of arms. ... For other uses, see Flag (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that is evoking and eulogising the history, traditions and struggles of its people, recognised either by a countrys government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people. ... Kemerovo (Russian: ) is an industrial city in Russia, situated on the Tom River, east-northeast of Novosibirsk. ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 86 subjects[1]. These subjects are of equal federal rights in the sense that they have equal representation—two delegates each—in the Federation Council (upper house of the Russian parliament). ... All of the federal subjects of Russia are grouped into seven federal districts (Russian: , sing. ... Russia is divided into eleven economic regions (Russian: экономические районы, sing. ... The Russian Federation is divided into 89 subjects (administrative units), 49 of which are oblasts: Amur Arkhangelsk Astrakhan Belgorod Bryansk Chelyabinsk Chita Irkutsk Ivanovo Kaliningrad Kaluga Kamchatka Kemerovo Kirov Kostroma Kurgan Kursk Leningrad Lipetsk Magadan Moscow Murmansk Nizhny Novgorod Novgorod Novosibirsk Omsk Orenburg Oryol Penza Perm Pskov Rostov Ryazan Sakhalin... Siberian Federal District (Russian: Сиби́рский федера́льный о́круг; tr. ... West Siberian economic region (Russian: ; tr. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Here is a list of the 88 federal subjects of Russia in order of size. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ... Here is a list of the 85* federal subjects of Russia in order of population according to the 2002 Census. ... Aman (Amangeldy) Gumirovich Tuleyev is the governor of Kemerovo Oblast. ... A legislature is a type of representative deliberative assembly with the power to adopt laws. ... This is a list of articles about the fundamental constitutional laws, known as Basic Laws, of various jurisdictions. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The Kuznetsk Basin (often abbreviated as Kuzbas, Russian: Кузбас) in southwestern Siberia, Russia, is one of the biggest coal mining areas in the world, covering an area of around 27,000 square miles (69,900 km³) between Tomsk and Novokuznetsk in the basin of the... Russia is a federation which consists of 86 subjects[1]. These subjects are of equal federal rights in the sense that they have equal representation—two delegates each—in the Federation Council (upper house of the Russian parliament). ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... This article is about Siberia as a whole. ... Oblast administation office in Tomsk Tomsk Oblast (Russian: , Tomskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Krasnoyarsk Krai (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ... Khakassia or Khakasiya (Russian: or ) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic) located in south central Siberia. ... Altai Krai (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai) in the Siberian Federal District. ... Novosibirsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... The Altai Republic (Russian: ; Altay: Алтай Республика) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). ... This article is about the people. ... The Chuvash are a bunch of pakis . ...


The oblast was established on January 26, 1943, but it has considerably older antecedents. The oldest city in Kemerovo Oblast is Kuznetsk (after 1961, Novokuznetsk), founded in 1618, soon after Cossack ataman Yermak's push into Siberia. Kuznetsk is also the largest city in the oblast, exceeding even the administrative center, Kemerovo, in terms of size. Kemerovo Oblast is one of Russia's most urbanized regions, with over 70% of the population living in its nine principal cities. is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Novokuznetsk (Russian Новокузнецк, pop. ... Church in Novokuznetsk Novokuznetsk (Russian: ) is a city in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. ... For other uses, see Cossack (disambiguation). ... Ataman (variants: wataman, vataman, otaman, Cyrillic: атаман (Russian), ватаман (Russian, regional), отаман (Ukrainian)) was a title of Cossack and haidamak leaders of various kinds. ... Yermak Yermak Timofeyevich (Russian: Ерма́к Тимофе́евич, also Ermak) (born between 1532 and 1542 – August 5 or 6, 1585), Cossack leader and explorer of Siberia. ... Kemerovo (Russian: ) is an industrial city in Russia, situated on the Tom River, east-northeast of Novosibirsk. ...


Kemerovo Oblast is one of Russia's most important industrial regions, with some of the world's biggest deposits of coal. The south of the region is dominated by metallurgy and the mining industry, as well as mechanical engineering and chemical production. The Evraz Group and an ore subsidiary Evrazruda operate iron ore mining and processing facilities and the Raspadskaya and Yuzhkuzbassugol coal and coking coal mines there. in The north is more agricultural. The region has a dense railway network, including the Trans-Siberian Railway, which passes through the oblast. Coal Coal (IPA: ) is a fossil fuel formed in swamp ecosystems where plant remains were saved by water and mud from oxidization and biodegradation. ... Georg Agricola, author of De re metallica, an important early book on metal extraction Metallurgy is a domain of materials science that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements, their intermetallic compounds, and their mixtures, which are called alloys. ... Chuquicamata, the second largest open pit copper mine in the world, Chile. ... Mechanical Engineering is an engineering discipline that involves the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. ... Evraz Group (Russian: ) is one of the worlds leading vertically integrated steel production and mining businesses, with operations mainly in Russia. ... This heap of iron ore pellets will be used in steel production. ... For the Fabergé egg, see Trans-Siberian Railway (Fabergé egg). ...


Time zone

Kemerovo Oblast is located in the Krasnoyarsk Time Zone (KRAT/KRAST). UTC offset is +0700 (KRAT)/+0800 (KRAST). Image File history File links RTZ6. ... Krasnoyarsk Time (KRAT) is the time zone 7 hours ahead of UTC (UTC+7) and 4 hours ahead of Moscow Time (MSK+4). ... “UTC” redirects here. ...

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Kemerovo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (378 words)
Kemerovo (Russian: Кемерово) is an industrial city on the Tom River situated east-northeast of Novosibirsk in Siberia, Russia (55°25′N 86°05′E).
It is the capital of the Kemerovo Oblast in the major coal mining region of the Kuznetsk Basin.
In 1932, Shcheglovsk was renamed Kemerovo and became the center of the Kemerovo Oblast (Kemerovo Region) in 1943.
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