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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 sq.km 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.



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Iskitim
  (Novosibirsk Region)

Cities of the region

    Novosibirsk
    Berdsk
    Kuybyshev
    Barabinsk
    Karasuk
    Kupino


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