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Siberian Federal District

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Country  Russia
Administrative center  Novosibirsk
Federal subjects  12 contained
Population  19.26 million (2010)
Established  May 18, 2000
Area rank  2nd
Economic regions  2 contained
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Destinations  Lake Baikal, Irkutsk, Manzhouli, Novosibirsk
Clubs and Teams  HC Sibir Novosibirsk, Avangard Omsk
Points of interest  Lake Baikal, Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel, Novosibirsk Zoo, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Lake Teletskoye
Colleges and Universities  Siberian Federal University, Tomsk State University, Novosibirsk State University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Novosibirsk State Technical

Siberian Federal District (Russian: Сиби́рский федера́льный о́круг, Sibirsky federalny okrug) is one of the eight federal districts of Russia. Its population was 19,256,426 (72.0% urban) according to the 2010 Census, living in an area of 5,145,000 square kilometers (1,986,500 sq mi). The entire federal district lies within the continent of Asia.


Map of Siberian Federal District, Russia

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

Federal subjects

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

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys

  1. Leonid Drachevsky (May 18, 2000 - September 9, 2004)
  2. Anatoly Kvashnin (September 9, 2004 - September 9, 2010)
  3. Viktor Tolokonsky (September 9, 2010 - May 12, 2014)
  4. Nikolay Rogozhkin (May 12, 2014 - July 28, 2016)
  5. Sergey Menyaylo (since July 28, 2016)


Siberian Federal District Wikipedia