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'''Orenburg''' is a region in [[Russia]]'s [[East Volga Region]].
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'''Orenburg Oblast''' ([[Russian phrasebook|Russian]]: Оренбу́ргская о́бласть ''uhr-yeen-BOORK-skuh-yuh OH-blust’'') is a region in the foothills of the [[Urals|Ural Mountains]], on the border with [[Kazakhstan]].
  
 
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* [[Orenburg]] — the capital and principal city is famous for its down shawls
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* [[Orenburg]] the capital and principal city is famous for its down shawls
* [[Gay]] — a small industrial city in the region's Gaysky District, perhaps of interest to a novelty seeker with a mature sense of humor
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* [[Gay]] a small industrial city in the region's Gaysky District, perhaps of interest to a novelty seeker with a mature sense of humor
* [[Novotroitsk]] — a mid-sized industrial city
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* [[Novotroitsk]] a mid-sized industrial city
* [[Orsk]] — the region's second largest city, which straddles the Urals River, placing it in both [[Europe]] and [[Asia]]; notable for its Orsk Jasper and many Bronze Age grave sites
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* [[Orsk]] the region's second largest city, which straddles the Urals River, placing it in both [[Europe]] and [[Asia]]; notable for its Orsk Jasper and many Bronze Age grave sites
  
 
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Orenburg Oblast is a big agricultural producer in Russia and is not a major tourist destination. The Ural River, considered the boundary between Europe and Asia, cuts through its territory.
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Orenburg Oblast is a big industrial and agricultural producer famous for it watermelons in Russia, covered with steppes and hills having its fair share of historical and natural sights. It is a home to Orenburg Cossacks and former nomade peoples. The Ural River, considered the boundary between Europe and Asia, cuts through its territory.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:24, 15 April 2011

Orenburg Oblast (Russian: Оренбу́ргская о́бласть uhr-yeen-BOORK-skuh-yuh OH-blust’) is a region in the foothills of the Ural Mountains, on the border with Kazakhstan.

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Regions[edit]

Cities[edit]

  • Orenburg — the capital and principal city is famous for its down shawls
  • Gay — a small industrial city in the region's Gaysky District, perhaps of interest to a novelty seeker with a mature sense of humor
  • Novotroitsk — a mid-sized industrial city
  • Orsk — the region's second largest city, which straddles the Urals River, placing it in both Europe and Asia; notable for its Orsk Jasper and many Bronze Age grave sites

Other destinations[edit]

  • Orenburgsky Nature Reserve

Understand[edit]

Orenburg Oblast is a big industrial and agricultural producer famous for it watermelons in Russia, covered with steppes and hills having its fair share of historical and natural sights. It is a home to Orenburg Cossacks and former nomade peoples. The Ural River, considered the boundary between Europe and Asia, cuts through its territory.

Talk[edit]

See Russian phrasebook.

Get in[edit]

Orenburg's main airport services flights to/from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Dushanbe

There are two trains from Moscow to Orenburg. One of them departs every odd day around 19:00 and takes 26 hours. And the second one departs every day per week around 15:00 and takes 30 hours.

Trains goes through Ryazan, Samara.

There is one train goes every day from and to Samara.

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Trains head south to Kazakhstan and on to Uzbekistan from Orenburg and Orsk.

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