140,000 sq km (territory of Omsk Region)
The city lies in the southwest of Siberian Federal District, on the Irtysh River.
55 00 N, 73 22 E
approx 1,143,000 (2005 est.)
The climate is dry and relatively temperate, but marked by violent snow-storms and sand-storms.
UTC/GMT + 6 hours
Nikolsky Cathedral, The Palace of the Governor-General, Former Military School.