10 Interesting Siberia Facts

Friday, July 17th 2015. | Places

Let me show you the region which is considered as a part of Russia in Siberia Facts. The location of Siberia stretches from the Ural Mountains to the Arctic and Pacific basin. More than 77 percent of the land area in Russia is included in Siberia. Get more interesting facts about Siberia by reading the following post below:

Siberia Facts 1: the population

27 percent of the Russian people live in the Siberia. But it actually is inhabited by around 40 million people. Therefore, it is included as one of the most populated areas in the world. Get facts about Russia here.

Siberia Facts 2: the geographical zones

There are several geographical zones of Siberia. Those include the Central Siberian Plateau and West Siberian Plain.

Siberia Bandy

Siberia Bandy

Siberia Facts 3: the total area

The total area of Siberia is around 148,940,000 km². Therefore, it takes 10 percent to the total land surface of Earth.

Siberia Facts 4: Klyuchevskaya Sopka

Klyuchevskaya Sopka is considered as the highest point in Siberia.  It has the height at 15,253 feet or 4,649 meters. This active volcano is situated on Kamchatka Peninsula.

Siberia Facts

Siberia Facts

Siberia Facts 5: the mountain ranges

There are several mountains ranges located in Siberia. Those include Dzhugdzhur Mountains, Altai Mountains, Verkhoyansk Mountains, Ural Mountains, Chamar-Daban, Baikal Mountains and many more.

Siberia Facts 6: Ukok Plateau

Ukok Plateau is considered as the famous grassland in Siberia. It is included UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Siberia Life

Siberia Life

Siberia Facts 7: the river

Siberia is also a home to various rivers which include Anabar River, Kolyma River, Stony Tunguska River, Popigay River and Yenisei River.

Siberia Facts 8: the climate

Since Siberia is very vast, the climate in the region is different. In general, it has cold climate during the long winters. The summer season is very short. The summer season only lasts for one month for the area near the Arctic circle of Siberia.

Siberia Map

Siberia Map

Siberia Facts 9: the densely populated area

Most people are concentrated in the south due to the humid climate. The people can enjoy the fairly warm summer season which lasts for four month even though the winter is cold.

Siberia Facts 10: Bandy

The national sport of Russia is Bandy. This sport is very popular in Siberian regions. Actually Siberia also has several professional basketball and football teams. The famous basketball team is Yenisey Krasnoyarsk. FK Yenisey Krasnoyarsk, FC Sibir Novosibirsk and FC Tom Tomsk are the professional football teams in Siberia.Find out another sport in rugby facts.

Siberia Winter

Siberia Winter

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