Siberian Federal District

Siberian Federal District

Infobox Russian federal district
EnglishName=Siberian Federal District
RussianName=Сибирский федеральный округ


FoundationDate=May 2000
HeadName=Vladimir Ustinov

Siberian Federal District ( _ru. Сиби́рский федера́льный о́круг; tr.: "Sibirsky federalny okrug") is one of the seven federal districts of Russia. It is the central of the three Asian districts. Its population was 20,062,938 in the 2002 census, living on an area of 5,114,800 km² (1,974,835.3 mi²). The Current Presidential Envoy to Siberian Federal District is Anatoly Kvashnin.

It should not be confused with Siberia, which includes the whole of Asian Russia except that close to the Pacific.

Below is a list of the federal subjects within the Siberian Federal District. (Republics are marked with an asterisk (*).

#Altai Republic*
#Altai Krai
#Zabaykalsky Krai
#Irkutsk Oblast
#Kemerovo Oblast
#Krasnoyarsk Krai
#Novosibirsk Oblast
#Omsk Oblast
#Tomsk Oblast

Largest cities

#Novosibirsk 1,405,569 (2005 population)
#Omsk 1,142,773
#Krasnoyarsk 917,195
#Barnaul 631,221
#Irkutsk 582,547
#Novokuznetsk 563,257
#Kemerovo 522,641
#Tomsk 487,357
#Ulan-Ude 352,623
#Chita 308,492
#Bratsk 256,552

Presidential plenipotentiary envoys

*Leonid Drachevsky (May 18,2000September 9, 2004)
*Anatoly Kvashnin (since September 9, 2004)

External links

* [ Images of the Siberian Federal District]

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