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Encyclopedia > Omsk Oblast

Omsk Oblast (Russian: О́мская о́бласть) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in southwestern Siberia. It has an area of 139,700 km² and a population of just over two million (2,079,000, census 2002), with 1.1 million living in Omsk, the administrative center. Image File history File links Omsk_Oblask_Flag. ... Image File history File links RussiaOmsk2005. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(Ñ‹); English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... An oblast (Slavonian verbalism or term, Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian, Ukrainian: о́бласть, Bulgarian: о́бласт) English equivalent area, province or zone. ... 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. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ...



Omsk Oblast is bounded by Kazakhstan on the south, the Tyumen Oblast on the west and on the north and the Novosibirsk and Tomsk Oblasts on the east. Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Novosibirsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Tomsk Oblast (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ...

Its territory stretches for 600 km in the north-south direction and for 300 km in the east-west direction and occupies the area of about 140,000 km². The major water artery is the navigable Irtysh River. Irtysh River (also Ertis) a river in Asia, the chief tributary of the river Ob. ...

Time zone

Omsk Oblast is located in the Omsk Time Zone (OMST/OMSST). UTC offset is +0600 (OMST)/+0700 (OMSST). 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. ...


The climate is continental. Average January temperatures range from -19° to -18°C. Summers are hot. Average July temperatures range from +18° to +19°C, and can reach up to +35° and even +40°C. There are many sunny days.

Administrative divisions


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

  • Azovsky Nemetsky (German) National (Азовский Немецкий национальный)
  • Bolsherechensky (Большереченский)
  • Bolsheukovsky (Большеуковский)
  • Cherlaksky (Черлакский)
  • Gorkovsky (Горьковский)
  • Isilkulsky (Исилькульский)
  • Kalachinsky (Калачинский)
  • Kolosovsky (Колосовский)
  • Kormilovsky (Кормиловский)
  • Krutinsky (Крутинский)
  • Lyubinsky (Любинский)
  • Maryyanovsky (Марьяновский)
  • Moskalensky (Москаленский)
  • Muromtsevsky (Муромцевский)
  • Nazyvayevsky (Называевский)
  • Nizhneomsky (Нижнеомский)
  • Novovarshavsky (Нововаршавский)
  • Odessky (Одесский)
  • Okoneshnikovsky (Оконешниковский)
  • Omsky (Омский)
  • Pavlogradsky (Павлоградский)
  • Poltavsky (Полтавский)
  • Russko-Polyansky (Русско-Полянский)
  • Sargatsky (Саргатский)
  • Sedelnikovsky (Седельниковский)
  • Sherbakulsky (Шербакулинский)
  • Tarsky (Тарский)
  • Tavrichesky (Таврический)
  • Tevrizsky (Тевризский)
  • Tyukalinsky (Тюкалинский)
  • Ust-Ishimsky (Усть-Ишимский)
  • Znamensky (Знаменский)

External link

  • Link to a Russian language website Omsk Oblast information portal.

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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 1 January 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. A referendum is to be held on 16 April 2006 on the merger of Irkutsk Oblast and Ust-Orda Buryatia. 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:
Omsk (408 words)
The fort of Omsk was erected in 1716 to protect the blockhouses on the Russian frontier, along the Ishim[?] and the Irtysh.
Omsk was the capital of the province of Akmolinsk[?], capital of western Siberia from 1839 to 1882, and before World War I the capital of the general-governorship of the Steppes.
It is bounded by Kazakhstan on the south, the Tyumen Oblast[?] on the west and on the north and the Novosibirsk and Tomsk Oblasts on the east.
Omsk - Search Results - MSN Encarta (67 words)
Omsk, city, southwestern Siberia Russia, capital of Omsk Oblast, at the confluence of the Irtysh and Om’ rivers.
TyumenOblast, oblast (region) in western Siberia, Russia.
Created in 1944 from part of the Omsk Oblast, the TyumenOblast has an area of...
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