Siberian Federal District

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Coordinates: 55°N 83°E / 55°N 83°E / 55; 83

This article is about political group of regions by a Presidential Decree. For geographical region, see Siberia.
Siberian Federal District
Сибирский федеральный округ
Federal district of Russia
Location of the Siberian Federal District
Location of the Siberian Federal District
Country  Russia
Established May 18, 2000
administrative center Novosibirsk
Government
 • Presidential Envoy Nikolay Rogozhkin
Area
 • Total 5,114,800 km2 (1,974,800 sq mi)
Area rank 2nd
Population (2010)
 • Total 19,256,426[1]
 • Rank 3rd
 • Urban 72.0%[1]
 • Rural 28.0%[1]
Federal subjects 12 contained
Economic regions 2 contained
Website www.sibfo.ru

Siberian Federal District (Russian: Сиби́рский федера́льный о́круг, Sibirsky federalny okrug) is one of the nine federal districts of Russia. Its population was 19,256,426 (72.0% urban) according to the 2010 Census,[1] living on an area of 5,114,800 square kilometers (1,974,800 sq mi). The entire federal district lies within the continent of Asia.

The district was created by presidential decree on May 13, 2000 and covers around 30% of the total land area of Russia.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Federal subjects[edit]

The district comprises the West Siberian (part) and East Siberian economic regions and twelve federal subjects:

Siberian Federal District
# Flag Federal subject Capital/Administrative center
1 Flag of Altai Republic.svg Altai Republic Gorno-Altaysk
2 Flag of Altai Krai.svg Altai Krai Barnaul
3 Flag of Buryatia.svg Republic of Buryatia Ulan-Ude
4 Flag of Zabaykalsky Krai.svg Zabaykalsky Krai Chita
5 Flag of Irkutsk Oblast.svg Irkutsk Oblast Irkutsk
6 Flag of Kemerovo oblast.svg Kemerovo Oblast Kemerovo
7 KrasnoyarskKray-Flag.svg Krasnoyarsk Krai Krasnoyarsk
8 Flag of Novosibirsk oblast.svg Novosibirsk Oblast Novosibirsk
9 Flag of Omsk Oblast.svg Omsk Oblast Omsk
10 TomskOblastFlag.png Tomsk Oblast Tomsk
11 Flag of Tuva.svg Tuva Republic Kyzyl
12 Flag of Khakassia.svg Republic of Khakassia Abakan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Siberia Federal District, Russia (Siberian)". RussiaTrek.org. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 

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