Friday, 12 February 2016

Russia: Novosibirsk Akademgorodok

Akademgorodok (Russian: Академгородо́к; Academic Town) is a part of the Sovetsky District of the city of Novosibirsk, Russia, located 30 km south of the city center and about 10 km west of the Science town Koltsovo. It is the educational and scientific centre of Siberia. As you can see on the card it is surrounded by a birch and pine forest on the shore of the Ob Sea, an artificial reservoir on the river Ob. Located within Akademgorodok is Novosibirsk State University, 35 research institutes, medical academy, apartment buildings and houses, and a variety of community amenities including stores, hotels, hospitals, restaurants and cafes, cinemas, clubs and libraries.

left: Coat of Arms - City of Derbent - Issued: 16-06-2015
right: Paintings - The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Pavel Andreyevich Fedotov (1815-1852) - Issued: 23-06-2015

Many thanks again to Tonya!

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