Omsk Oblast

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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 (2,079,220, census 2002), with 1.1 million living in Omsk, the administrative center.

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[edit] Geography

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.

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.

[edit] Time zone

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

[edit] Climate

The climate is continental. Average January temperatures range from -42° to -30°C. Summers are hot. Average July temperatures range from +28° to +25°C, and can reach up to +35° and even +40°C. There are many sunny days.

[edit] Administrative divisions

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Federal cities Moscow | St. Petersburg
Autonomous oblast Jewish
Autonomous okrugs Aga Buryatia | Chukotka | Evenkia1 | Khantia-Mansia | Koryakia3 | Nenetsia | Taymyria1 | Ust-Orda Buryatia2 | Yamalia
  1. On January 1, 2007, Evenk and Taymyr Autonomous Okrugs will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. On January 1, 2008, Ust-Orda Buryat Autonomous Okrug will be merged into Irkutsk Oblast.
  3. On July 1 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryak Autonomous Okrug will merge to form Kamchatka Krai.
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Omsk Oblast

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