Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Karasuk

Karasuk is a Russian town (from 1954), the administrative center of the Karasuk District of the Novosibirsk Region.

Karasuk is a Turkic word meaning black water.

The city stands on River Karasuk, 406 km away from Novosibirsk, near the border with the Altai Territory and Kazakhstan.

It is a railway junction and has highway.

Its territory is 33 sq.km and its population makes 28 451 people as of January 2012.

The city boasts Lake Solyenoye (Salty), i.e. therapeutic muds and salty water capable of keeping a man afloat without movement (presently it is adjoined by a drying channel for removing marsh water away from the city).

History of Karasuk

It is known since the end of the 18th century as a settlement. It was named after the river Karasuk that it stands on. Turkic karasu means a type of a shallow river feeding from ground waters.

It became a working settlement of Karasuk in 1943 and turned into a town in 1954.



Tags: Karasuk     


Region:


City:






Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map

Karasuk
  (Novosibirsk Region)

Cities of the region

    Novosibirsk
    Berdsk
    Iskitim
    Kuybyshev
    Barabinsk
    Kupino


TAGS:
Russian regions  Bashkiria  Moscow  environment  Romanovs' residence  Republic of Tatarstan  Opera  Rostov-on-Don  Russian politicians  Russian tourism  Far East  Events in Moscow  Sting  Russian singers  Russian Cinema  Krasnodar Territory  Cannonballs  Yavas  Cars  Vitaly Melnikov  the Lake Vostok   Volga Fashion Fest  Glassware  Russian business  Russian Actresses  St. Petersburg  WTA  travel to Russia  Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky  Swimming pool  society  Stars of World Ballet in Saratov  International space station  startup  US-Russian relations  Festivals in Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Graphic Art  Promo Industry  Kaliningrad Region  National Museum Of Chechnya  Maria Sharapova  Russian Poets  flat rent in Moscow  Kolomenskoye  short flights  Modern Art  Exhibitions in Moscow  TNK-BP  Ryazan 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites