Siberia Federal District, Russia (Siberian)

Siberia Federal District overview

Siberia Federal District is an administrative region of Russia appeared by the decree of Russian President in May 13, 2000.

The territory of Siberia region is about 30% of total Russian land area. The population of the district is about 13.4% of total population of Russia. The administrative center of Siberia Federal District is Novosibirsk city.

Siberian Federal District has the population of about 19,278,000 (2012), land area - 5,144,953 sq. km.

Siberia district map, Russia


There are 132 cities and towns on the territory of Siberia Federal District. About 87% of the population are Russians, 2,1% - Buryats, 1,9% - Ukrainians, 1,5% - Germans, 1,2% -Tatars, 1,2% - Tuvins.

Siberia Federal District resources

Siberia is rich in natural resources including 85% of all Russian deposits of lead and platinum, 80% of coal and molybdenum, 71% of nickel, 69% of copper, 44% of silver, 40% of gold. About 18% of all Russian railroads belong to Siberia federal District.

Siberia Federal District includes the following 12 federal subjects of Russian Federation:

The largest cities of Siberia Federal District are:

Siberia district of Russia photos

Siberia Federal District landscapes

Kemerovo region landscape

Kemerovo region landscape

Author: Sergey Timofeev

Khakassia republic landscape

Khakassia republic landscape

Author: Dmitry Antipov

Buryat republic landscape

Buryat republic landscape

Author: Oleg Shubarov


Siberia Federal District churches

Irkutsk region church

Irkutsk region church

Author: Gennady Taraskov

Kemerovo region church

Kemerovo region church

Author: Yury Marchenko

Omsk region church

Omsk region church

Author: Heinrich Jena


The comments of our visitors

Edna
Siberia
Wondeful places! I hope one day I can visit some of them. Best regards from Brazil. Edna

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