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Berdsk is a city in the Novosibirsk Region of Russia. It is the second largest in population city after Novosibirsk in the Novosibirsk Region (100.6 thousand people).

It is situated in the southeast of the West Siberian Plain, on the Berd River, near its confluence into River Ob (the Novosibirsk Reservoir), 10 km to the south of Novosibirsk.

The largest part of the territory of Berdsk got into the flooding zone of the Novosibirsk Reservoir (aka the Ob Sea").

Berdsk with the overall territory of 67 sq.km has a railway station.

History of Berdsk

It was founded as Berdsk fortress on River Berd (the right inflow of Ob) in 1716.

In the beginning of the 1780s there appeared a project about transfer of the provincial center from Tomsk to Berdsk. From 1783 it was a provincial town of Kolyvan. In 1796 upon abolition of the Kolyvan Province the town of Kolyvan lost the town status turned into the Berdsk Village.

From 1934 it was the industrial community of Berdsk and in 1944 became a city.



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Berdsk
  (Novosibirsk Region)

Cities of the region

    Novosibirsk
    Iskitim
    Kuybyshev
    Barabinsk
    Karasuk
    Kupino


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