Iskitim Urban Okrug
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Town of Iskitim
| Town of Iskitim, Iskitimsky District|
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Iskitim (Russian: Искити́м) is a town in Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, located on the Berd River. Population: 60,078 (2010 Census); 62,756 (2002 Census); 67,849 (1989 Census).
Within the framework of administrative divisions, Iskitim serves as the administrative center of Iskitimsky District, even though it is not a part of it. As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the Town of Iskitim—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the Town of Iskitim is incorporated as Iskitim Urban Okrug.
A large proportion of local population consists of Romani people. The town is also a notorious center of drug trafficking in Siberia.