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Tyumen

En NameTyumen
Ru NameТюмень
Image SkylineКрестовоздвиженская церковь (Тюмень)-2.jpg
Image CaptionA view of downtown Tyumen
Latd57
Latm09
Longd65
Longm32
Map Label Positionright
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Tyumen (Tyumen oblast) (2005).png
Image FlagFlag of Tyumen (Tyumen oblast) (2005).png
HolidayLast Sunday of July
Federal SubjectTyumen Oblast
Adm District JurTyumen Oblast
Adm Ctr OfTyumen Oblast, Tyumensky District
Adm Ctr Of Ref
Inhabloc CatCity
Mun Data As OfMay 2010
Urban Okrug JurTyumen Urban Okrug
Leader TitleHead of Administration
Leader Title Ref
Leader NameAlexander Moor
Area Km2235
Pop 2010census581800
Pop 2010census Rank25th
Pop 2002census510719
Pop 2002census Rank27th
Established DateJuly 29, 1586
Established Date Ref
Postal Codes625000-625063
Dialing Codes3452
DateMay 2010

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Tyumen ( ) is the largest city and the administrative center of Tyumen Oblast, Russia. The city is located on the Tura River 2144 km (1332.2 mi) east of Moscow. As of 2010 the population of Tyumen is

Tyumen is the oldest Russian settlement in Siberia. Founded in 16th century to support Russia's eastward expansion, the city has remained one of the most important industrial and economic centers east of the Ural Mountains. Located at the junction of several important trade routes and with easy access to navigable waterways, Tyumen rapidly developed from a small military settlement to a large commercial and industrial city. The central district of Old Tyumen retains many historic buildings from throughout the city's history.

Today Tyumen is one of Russia's most important business centers, it is also prominent in the political and cultural life of the country.

The administrative center of Tyumen Oblast-a vast oil-rich region stretching from the Kazakh border to the Arctic Ocean-Tyumen is the transportation hub and industrial center of this region as well as the home of many companies active in Russia's oil and gas industry.


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