Add to favorite
russian visa

Iskitim is a city (from 1938) in the Novosibirsk Region of Russia. It is located in the southeast of the West Siberian Plain, on River Berd, near its confluence into the Novosibirsk Reservoir, 65 km to the south of Novosibirsk.

It has a railway station and a highway (Novosibirsk - Biysk).

The town with the territory of 30 has the population of 59 058 people (as of January 2012)

History of Iskitim

In 1717 there appeared villages, namely Shipunovo, Koynovo, Chernodyrovo and Vylkovo. In 1929 geologists found limestone and clay slate in vicinities of these villages. From 1930 to 1934 the Chernorechensky Cement Plant was under construction. In 1933 it became the industrial community of Iskitim formed of neighboring villages.

Iskitim became a town in 1938. It was named after the aboriginal tribe of Askitim living along the local Tomi River and its inflows.

Tags: Iskitim     



Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map

  (Novosibirsk Region)

Cities of the region


Feminism  Satellite Imagery  Moscow Planetarium  Moscow  Birds  travel to Russia  Contemporary Writers  Raisa Shabanova  Baskunchak Lake  Promsvyazbank   Russian business  FBI  Russian regions  Air Code of the Russian Federation  anthropology  Russian visa  Russian Cinema  Rostov-on-Don  Sochi 2014  Burial Grounds  tours to Russia  Moscow Zoo  Oscar  All Events  Moscow-City  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Exotarrium  Tsaritsyno  Birch-bark  St. Petersburg  Gazprom  Russian Metro  Film Distribution  Russian aviation  Russian tourism  Exhibitions in Moscow  Golden Ring  Gorodets  IPO in Russia  Woodwork  Russian Film Directors  Google   Festivals in Moscow  Russian opposition activists  Wooden Architecture  Russian transport  Karachay-Cherkessia  airline  Troitsk  Russian scientists 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites