15 Facts About Omsk Russia


Omsk Russia serves as the episcopal see of the bishop of Omsk Russia and Tara, as well as the administrative seat of the Imam of Siberia.

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The first Omsk Russia fortress was practically a copy of the fortress, erected in 1715 near Yamyshevskoye Lake.

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The unsuccessful layout of the first Yamyshev and Omsk Russia fortresses was explained, first of all, by the lack of fortification experience among the construction managers.

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In 1822 Omsk Russia became an administrative capital of Western Siberia and later in 1882 the center of the vast Steppes region and Akmolinsk Oblast, in particular acquiring several churches and cathedrals of various denominations, mosques, a synagogue, the governor-general's mansion, and a military academy.

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The pinnacle of development for pre-revolutionary Omsk Russia was the Siberian Exposition of Agriculture and Industry in 1910.

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Omsk Russia became a prime target for the Red Army leadership, which viewed it as a major target of their Siberian campaign and eventually forced Kolchak and his government to abandon the city and retreat along the Trans-Siberian eastward to Irkutsk.

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Until the end of the 1990s, political life in Omsk Russia was defined by an ongoing feud between the oblast and city authorities.

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Omsk Russia is situated in the south of the West Siberian Plain along the banks of the north-flowing Irtysh at its confluence with the Om River.

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Omsk Russia is an important railroad hub, and is the junction point for the northern and southern branches of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

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Omsk Russia has a humid continental climate characterized by dramatic seasonal swings of weather.

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Population in Omsk Russia had been steadily rising, according to the records: from 31,000 in 1881 to 53,050 in 1900 and to 1,148,418 in 1989.

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Omsk Russia is home to many institutions of higher learning and several universities:.

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Omsk Russia is represented nationally by professional association football and hockey clubs.

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Omsk Russia possesses a river port on the Irtysh, offering service to domestic destinations and to cities within Kazakhstan.

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Additionally, Omsk is located in European route E30that provide access to all of Europe.

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