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Encyclopedia > Tara, Russia

Coordinates: 56°54′N, 74°22′E Look up Tara in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Tara (Russian: Та́ра) is a town and the administrative center of Tarsky District, Omsk Oblast, Russia, located about 300 km north of Omsk along the Irtysh river. Population: 26,888 (2002 Census); 26,152 (1989 Census). Types of settlements in Russia, Soviet Union, and some other post-Soviet states have certain peculiarities with respect to the English language traditions. ... Omsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in southwestern Siberia. ... Omsk (Russian: ) is a city in southwest Siberia in Russia, the administrative center of Omsk Oblast. ... Irtysh (Иртыш ; Kazakh: Ertis / Эртiс ; Tatar: Ä°rteÅŸ / Иртеш ; Chinese: Erqisi / 额尔齐斯河) a river in Central Asia, the chief tributary of the river Ob. ... Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ... The 1989 Soviet Census was the final and most comprehensive census taken within The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics The census officially recorded the popullation of the USSR at 286,717,000, making it the third most populous country in the world. ...


History

Founded as a fort in the late 1500s during Yermak's raids into Siberia, it is one of the oldest towns in the region. It is located at the confluence of the Tara and the major Irtysh rivers. Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... Yermak Yermak Timofeyevich (Russian: Ерма́к Тимофе́евич, also Ermak) (born between 1532 and 1542 – August 5 or 6, 1585), Cossack leader and explorer of Siberia. ... This article is about Siberia as a whole. ... Confluence of Rhine and Mosel at Koblenz In geography, a confluence describes the point where two rivers meet and become one, usually when a tributary joins a more major river. ... Tara River (Тара in Russian) is a river in the Novosibirsk and Omsk Oblasts in Russia. ... Irtysh (Иртыш ; Kazakh: Ertis / Эртiс ; Tatar: Ä°rteÅŸ / Иртеш ; Chinese: Erqisi / 额尔齐斯河) a river in Central Asia, the chief tributary of the river Ob. ...


Tara pre-dates many and gave rise to some Siberian cities, including Omsk itself, expeditions to found which were undertaken at the request of Tara voyevodas (military leaders) as early as 1600s. Yet the major developments, including the 18th-century century Great Siberian Trakt (road) and the late 19th-century century Trans-Siberian Railway bypassed the town. Omsk (Russian: ) is a city in southwest Siberia in Russia, the administrative center of Omsk Oblast. ... For the heavy metal music band see Voivod (band). ... For the Fabergé egg, see Trans-Siberian Railway (Fabergé egg). ...


Tara has a few surviving historical churches. It had been the second city in the eparchy of the Archbishop of Tobolsk and Tara, whose authority covered the vast Siberian lands. It has also been the administrative center of Tarsky uyezd of Tobolsk guberniya in 1700s–1800s, with jurisdiction over Omsk for a brief time. In the 1930s, it was the head of Tarsky okrug, part of then steppe-to-arctic stretching Omsk Oblast. Eparchy is an anglicized Greek word, authentically latinized as eparchia and loosely translating as rule over something, but has the following specific meanings, both in political history and in the hierarchy of eastern churches. ... View of Tobolsk in the 1910s Tobolsk (Russian: ; Tatar: Tubıl) is a historic capital of Siberia, now an ordinary town in Tyumen Oblast, Russia. ... Uyezd or uezd (Russian: ) was an admistrative subdivision of Rus, Muscovy, and Russia used from the 13th century, originally describing groups of several volosts formed around the most important cities. ... Guberniya (Russian: ) (also gubernia, guberniia, gubernya) was a major administrative subdivision of the Imperial Russia, usually translated as governorate or province. ... Omsk (Russian: ) is a city in southwest Siberia in Russia, the administrative center of Omsk Oblast. ... Okrug is a term to denote administrative subdivision in some Slavic states. ... Omsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in southwestern Siberia. ...


Since 1943, Tara is the administrative center of Tarsky District of Omsk Oblast. It is still mentioned in the title of Archbishop of Omsk and Tara, with the authority diminished to the size of the oblast. Tara has been dropping in regional population rankings, yielding to Isilkul, Kalachinsk, and Nazyvayevsk, all of which are on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Omsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in southwestern Siberia. ... Omsk (Russian: ) is a city in southwest Siberia in Russia, the administrative center of Omsk Oblast. ... Isilkul (Russian: ) is a town in Omsk Oblast, Russia, situated 120 km west of Omsk. ... Kalachinsk (Кала́чинск in Russian) is a town in Omsk Oblast, 100km east of Omsk, population approx 23,200 (2004). ... Nazyvayevsk (Russian: ) is a town in Omsk Oblast, Russia, situated 120 km west of Omsk. ... For the Fabergé egg, see Trans-Siberian Railway (Fabergé egg). ...


Since 2000, Tara have received a couple of economic boosts. The construction of a permanent automobile bridge across Irtysh completed the Tomsk–Tara–Tobolsk highway, a northern parallel to the railway. The exploration and exploitation of the Krapivinskoye Oilfield in the Oblast's north have led to increased tanker traffic to Omsk, as well as a construction of a minor local refinery. Irtysh (Иртыш ; Kazakh: Ertis / Эртiс ; Tatar: Ä°rteÅŸ / Иртеш ; Chinese: Erqisi / 额尔齐斯河) a river in Central Asia, the chief tributary of the river Ob. ... Flag Seal Location Tomsk and Oblast on the map of Russia Coordinates , Government Oblast Tomsk Mayor Aleksandr Makarov Geographical characteristics Area     City 294,6 km²     Land   294,6 km²     Water   0 km² Population     City (end of 2005) 509,568     Density   1,730/km² Elevation +100 m Website: Municipality website Main... A refinery is composed of a group of chemical engineering unit processes and unit operations used for refining certain materials or converting raw material into products of value. ...



Cities and towns in Omsk Oblast
Administrative center: Omsk

Isilkul | Kalachinsk | Nazyvayevsk | Omsk | Tara | Tyukalinsk Image File history File links Size of this preview: 545 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (550 × 605 pixels, file size: 505 KB, MIME type: image/png) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Omsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in southwestern Siberia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Omsk_Oblast. ... Omsk (Russian: ) is a city in southwest Siberia in Russia, the administrative center of Omsk Oblast. ... Isilkul (Russian: ) is a town in Omsk Oblast, Russia, situated 120 km west of Omsk. ... Kalachinsk (Кала́чинск in Russian) is a town in Omsk Oblast, 100km east of Omsk, population approx 23,200 (2004). ... Nazyvayevsk (Russian: ) is a town in Omsk Oblast, Russia, situated 120 km west of Omsk. ... Omsk (Russian: ) is a city in southwest Siberia in Russia, the administrative center of Omsk Oblast. ... Tyukalinsk (Russian: ) is a town in Omsk Oblast, Russia, situated 120 km northwest of Omsk, and 60 km northeast of the Trans-Siberians Nazyvayevsk rail station. ...


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