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Encyclopedia > Novosibirsk Oblast

Novosibirsk Oblast (Russian: Новосиби́рская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Novosibirsk. Image File history File links Novosibirsk_Oblast_Flag. ... Image File history File links RussiaNovosibirsk2005. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(Ñ‹); English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Novosibirsk (Russian Новосиби́рск, pop. ...


Novosibirsk Oblast (area 178,200 km², pop. 2692251 as of 2002 All-Russian Population Census) is located in the southeastern Western Siberian plain, at the foothills of low Salair ridge, between Ob and Irtysh rivers. At west the Novosibirsk Oblast borders to the Omsk Oblast, at north to the Tomsk Oblast and at east to the Kemerovo Oblast. The southern and the southwestern borders of the Novosibirsk oblast are the Altai Oblast and the state of Kazakhstan (Pavlodar Oblysy). The territory of the region extends for more than 600 km from west to east, and for more than 400 km from north to south. Novosibirsk region is mainly plain; at south the steppes prevail; at north enormous tracts of woodland with great number of marshes prevail. There are many lakes, the largest ones located at the south. The majority of rivers belongs the Ob basin, many of them falling in dead lakes. Largest lakes are Chani, Sartlan, Ubinskoye and some others. 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ob (also Obi, Russian Обь) is a river in West Siberia, Russia, the countrys fourth longest. ... Irtysh River (also Ertis) a river in Asia, the chief tributary of the river Ob. ... Serafimo-Alekseevskaya chapel, Oktyabr (formerly Rossiya) hotel, and Organ music hall Omsk (Омск in Russian), a city in the southwest of Siberia in Russia, capital of the Omsk Oblast. ... Tomsk (Томск) (2002 pop. ... Kemerovo (Russian: Кемерово) is an industrial city on the River Tom situated east-northeast of Novosibirsk in Siberia, Russia (55 25N 86 05E). ... For the republic in Russia, see Altai Republic. ... Ob (also Obi, Russian Обь) is a river in West Siberia, Russia, the countrys fourth longest. ...


As of 2002 All-Russian Population Census, Russians make the majority and number 2,504,147. Germans are the second in number - about 47,275. The area is also populated by 33,793 Ukrainians, 27,874 Tatars, 11,691 Kazakhs, 8,380 Belarusians, 7,850 Armenians, 7,366 Azerbaijanis, 4,147 Chuvash and by people of some other nationalities. There are 30 districts and 14 cities. 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tatars (Tatar: Tatarlar/Татарлар) is a collective name applied to the Turkic people of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. ... The Kazakhs (also spelled Kazak or Qazaq), (in Kazakh: Қазақ [qɑzɑq]; in Russian: Казах; English term is the transliteration from Russian) are a Turkic people of the northern parts of Central Asia (largely Kazakhstan, but also found in parts of Russia and China). ... The Chuvash are a bunch of pakis . ...

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Time zone

Novosibirsk Oblast is located in the Novosibirsk Time Zone (NOVT/NOVST). UTC offset is +0600 (NOVT)/+0700 (NOVST). Image File history File links RTZ5. ... 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

Districts

Novosibirsk Oblast consists of the following districts (raions): See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ...

  • Bagansky (Баганский)
  • Barabinsky (Барабинский)
  • Bolotninsky (Болотнинский)
  • Chanovsky (Чановский)
  • Cherepanovsky (Черепановский)
  • Chistoozyorny (Чистоозёрный)
  • Chulymsky (Чулымский)
  • Dovolensky (Доволенский)
  • Iskitimsky (Искитимский)
  • Karasuksky (Карасукский)
  • Kargatsky (Каргатский)
  • Kochenevsky (Коченевский)
  • Kochkovsky (Кочковский)
  • Kolyvansky (Колыванский)
  • Krasnozersky (Краснозерский)
  • Kupinsky (Купинский)
  • Kuybyshevsky (Куйбышевский)
  • Kyshtovsky (Кыштовский)
  • Maslyaninsky (Маслянинский)
  • Moshkovsky (Мошковский)
  • Novosibirsky (Новосибирский)
  • Ordynsky (Ордынский)
  • Severny (Северный)
  • Suzunsky (Сузунский)
  • Tatarsky (Татарский)
  • Toguchinsky (Тогучинский)
  • Ubinsky (Убинский)
  • Ust-Tarksky (Усть-Таркский)
  • Vengerovsky (Венгеровский)
  • Zdvinsky (Здвинский)

KOLIVAN: Kolivan is a three hundred years old village 40 kilometres to the north of Novosibirsk. ...

External link

  • Link to a Russian language website Official website of Novosibirsk Oblast.


Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

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 1 January 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. A referendum is to be held on 16 April 2006 on merging Ust-Orda Buryatia into Irkutsk Oblast. If the result is in favour, the merger will occur on 1 January 2008.
  3. On 1 July 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia will be merged to form Kamchatka Krai.
Federal districts
Central | Southern | Northwestern | Far East | Siberian | Urals | Privolzhsky (Volga)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Novosibirsk Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (344 words)
At west the Novosibirsk Oblast borders to the Omsk Oblast, at north to the Tomsk Oblast and at east to the Kemerovo Oblast.
The southern and the southwestern borders of the Novosibirsk oblast are the Altai Oblast and the state of Kazakhstan (Pavlodar Oblysy).
Novosibirsk region is mainly plain; at south the steppes prevail; at north enormous tracts of woodland with great number of marshes prevail.
Novosibirsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (416 words)
Novosibirsk also has the distinction of being the hometown of Alexander Karelin, the 9 time World Champion Greco-Roman wrestler (including 3 Olympic gold medals), voted by FILA as the greatest Greco-Roman wrestler of the 20th Century.
Novosibirsk is home to Russia's most powerful shortwave relay station East of the Ural mountains.
Novosibirsk is the third city in Russia (after Moscow and Saint Petersburg) in which a metro system was established (The Novosibirsk Metro, opened in 1985).
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