Novosibirsk is one of the largest Russian cities, and it is often called the “capital of Siberia”. The name is, of course, unofficial, but it fairly accurately captures the essence. Novosibirsk is a major industrial center and is one of the most important countries for the Russian economy.
1. Until the 20s of the last century, Novosibirsk was located in 2 time zones: on the left bank, the time was 1 hour behind the time in the Right Bank. Continue reading