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Ob, Russia

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Coat of arms  Flag
Federal subject  Novosibirsk Oblast
Administrative center of  Town of Ob
Area  21.95 km²
Number of airports  1
Country  Russia
Administratively subordinated to  Town of Ob
Urban okrug  Ob Urban Okrug
Local time  Wednesday 8:19 AM
Ob, Russia
Weather  -12°C, Wind NW at 11 km/h, 67% Humidity
University  Novosibirskaya Pravoslavnaya Dukhovnaya Seminariya

Ob (Russian: Обь) is a town in Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, located 17 kilometers (11 mi) west of Novosibirsk, the administrative center of the oblast. Population: 25,382 (2010 Census); 24,473 (2002 Census); 25,014 (1989 Census).

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Map of Ob, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia

History

Originally known as the settlement of Tolmachyovo (Толмачёво), it was renamed Ob in 1934 and granted town status in 1969.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is incorporated as the Town of Ob—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the Town of Ob is incorporated as Ob Urban Okrug.

Transportation

The town hosts the Tolmachevo Airport.

The headquarters of the S7 Airlines company is located in Ob, which is currently Russia's fastest growing airline and recently passed Aeroflot as Russia's largest domestic airline.

References

Ob, Russia Wikipedia


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