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En NameOmsk
Ru NameОмск
Image CaptionView of the Ilyinsky microdistrict of Omsk from across the Irtysh
Map Label Positionright
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Omsk.svg
Image SkylineSIrtysha.jpg
Image FlagFlag of Omsk.svg
HolidayFirst Saturday of August
Federal SubjectOmsk Oblast
Adm Ctr OfOmsk Oblast
Inhabloc CatCity
Inhabloc TypeCity of oblast significance
Urban Okrug JurOmsk Urban Okrug
Leader TitleMayor
Leader NameViktor Shreyder
Representative BodyCity Council
Area Km2573
Pop 2010census1154000
Pop 2010census Rank7th
Pop 2010census Ref
Pop 2002census1134016
Pop 2002census Rank7th
Established DateAugust 2, 1716
Postal Codes644xxx
Dialing Codes3812
DateMay 2010

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Omsk ( ) is a city and the administrative center of Omsk Oblast, Russia, located in southwestern Siberia. In terms of population, it is Russia's second-largest city east of the Ural Mountains, and 7th by size nationally. Omsk is 1389 mi (2235.4 km) distant from Moscow.

During the Imperial era, Omsk was the seat of the Governor General of Western Siberia, and later of the Governor General of the Steppes. For a brief period during the Russian Civil War in 1918 1920, it served as the capital of the anti-Bolshevik Russian State and held the imperial gold reserves.

Omsk is the administrative center of the Siberian Cossack Host. It also serves as the see of the bishop of Omsk and Tara, as well as the administrative seat of the Imam of Siberia.

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