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Omsk – the view from above

Omsk is one of the largest cities in Russia and the second largest city in Siberia after Novosibirsk. In 2015, the city’s population was about 1.2 million people.

Omsk was founded at the confluence of the rivers Irtysh and Om in 1716. It was a fortress defending the southern border of the country. The main development of the city occurred in the 20th century. In 2016, Omsk celebrates its 300th anniversary. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

Omsk from above, Russia, photo 1

fly over Omsk




Omsk city from bird’s eye view

Omsk with the population of 1.154 million is the second largest city in Siberia and the seventh in Russia.

The city is a major transportation hub and industrial center (light, food, printing, chemical, petrochemical and aerospace industries).

The architecture of Omsk is presented mainly by Soviet-built multi-storey buildings and the private sector. Photos by Stepanov Slava

Omsk city, Russia from bird's eye view photo 1


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Time-lapse video of Omsk city

Omsk located about 2,600 km to the east of Moscow is the second largest city in Siberia. The city is standing on the banks of Irtysh river at the confluence with Om river.

The rivers connect Omsk with various coal and other mineral mining cities and towns of Kazakhstan and with oil, natural gas and lumber rich regions of Siberia. Video by Vladimir Skorokhod and Sergey Kotov.

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The views of Omsk city at night time

The following nice photos of Omsk city were captured during the night time by Stepanov Slava (all the pictures are clickable).

Omsk city, Russia night view





The video presentation of Omsk city