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___ Satellite View of Novosibirsk (Russian: Новосибирск)

Former Trade House in Novosibirsk, today Novosibirsk State Museum of Local History
Building of the former Trade House in Novosibirsk, where on 14 December 1917 Soviet power was proclaimed in Novosibirsk. Today the building houses the Novosibirsk State Museum of Local History.
Image: Alexander Savin

About Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk Coat of Arms Satellite view showing Novosibirsk, the third largest city in the Russian Federation. It is the largest city in Asian Russia located on the banks of the Ob River in the West Siberian Plain, close to the Salair Ridge in central south of Russia. Its name is a little bit like New York, because it translate to New Siberia. The city is the the administrative center of the Siberian federal district.

Aerial view of Novosibirsk
Aerial view of Novosibirsk, your gateway to Siberia.
Image: Alex Polezhaev

Novosibirsk stretches along both banks of the Ob River, it extends from north to south for a distance of about 40 km, and its still expanding largely. It is the capital of the Novosibirsk Oblast (Oblast is the Russian version of a province), which borders Kazakhstan in south west.

Novosibirsk was founded in 1893 as Novonikolayevsk, at the future site of a Trans-Siberian Railway bridge crossing the Ob river, the town should become one of the connecting stations of the Trans-Siberian Railway. When the bridge was completed in spring of 1897, the frontier settlement had a population of 7,800 people.

Today Novosibirsk is the third largest city in Russia and the largest commercial, industrial and scientific center in Siberia and the regional transport hub at the Trans-Siberian Railway.

The city has a population of 1.5 million people. It lies within a continental climate zone offering cold winters and moderate summers.

The Map shows a city map of Novosibirsk with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Tolmachevo Airport (IATA code: OVB), the busiest airport in Siberia, located about 16 km (10 mi) west of the city center.

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Google Maps: Map and Satellite View of the City of Novosibirsk, Russian Federation.
City Coordinates: 55°01′N 82°56′E
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Novosibirsk (official web site)

Wikipedia: Novosibirsk
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