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Asino

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Country  Russia
Administrative district  Asinovsky District
Federal subject  Tomsk Oblast
Administrative center of  Asinovsky District
Asino
Municipal district  Asinovsky Municipal District
Urban settlement  Asinovskoye Urban Settlement

Asino (Russian: А́сино) is a town and the administrative center of Asinovsky District in Tomsk Oblast, Russia. Population: 25,618 (2010 Census); 28,068 (2002 Census); 33,471 (1989 Census).

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History

It was founded in 1896 as the transmigratory settlement of Kseniyevsky (Ксениевский); in 1930 the construction of the railway to Tomsk started. The settlement was renamed Asino in 1930 after the railway station, and the town status was granted to it in 1952.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Asino serves as the administrative center of Asinovsky District, to which it is directly subordinated. As a municipal division, the town of Asino is incorporated within Asinovsky Municipal District as Asinovskoye Urban Settlement.

Economy

There is a port on the Chulym River and a railway station.

Important economic industries include forestry, wood working, large scale wood shipping, and tractor repair. In addition, the area also has combines (meat and milk) and a flax mill.

Agriculture in Asino in dominated by rye, wheat, flax grasses, and breeding cattle and pigs. Mineral deposits of peat, sand, and clay are found in the vicinity.

References

Asino Wikipedia


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