The City of Kemerovo. The home of Coal, Steel , Aluminum and Chemical Industries in Russia
The city of Kemerovo is the industrial hub and administrative center of Kemerovo Oblast. This city has the population of 532, 981 people ( Census 2010). This is the 30th largest city of Russia by population. It is located in the east of Moscow.
Total area of the city is 282.3 km 2. This city is nearly 2279 miles distant from Moscow city.
History of Kemerovo
City was founded in 1918. Shcheglovo was the old name of the city. In 1932, this name was changed to Kemerovo.
Before the establishment of city, many villages were present near this region. With the passage of time, these villages were emerged in the city.
Climate of the City
The city has extreme climate conditions. Recorded lowest and highest temperature is -50 ◦C and 48◦C in the city.
The average temperature stays at around 27 to 29 ◦C in summers. And about -10 to -12◦C in winters.
Economy of Kemerovo
This city has heavy industries such as coal mining industry, steel industry, aluminum industry and chemical industries. The economy depends highly on these local industries.
Kemerovo State University and State Art Institute are the main local higher education institutes of the city.
Tourist Attractions of Kemerovo
Krasnaya Gorka Museum Preserve, Kuzbass Operetta Theater and Regional Museum of Local Lore are major tourist attractions of the city.