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Tyumen

(tyo͞omĕn`yə), city (1989 pop. 477,000), capital of Tyumen region, SW Siberian Russia, on the Tura River. On the Trans-Siberian RR, Tyumen is a major transfer point for river and rail freight. It has shipyards and machine plants. The surrounding area is rich in petroleum and natural gas. Tyumen was founded in 1585 by YermakYermak
or Ermak
, d. 1584?, Russian conqueror of Siberia; his name also occurs as Yermak Timofeyevich. The leader of a band of independent Russian Cossacks, he spent his early career plundering the czar's ships on the Volga and later entered the service of a merchant
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 and is the oldest city in Siberia. It was formerly an important center of trade with China. The population grew spectacularly with the discover of oil in W. Siberia. The name is sometimes spelled Tiumen.

Tyumen

a port in S central Russia, on the Tura River: one of the oldest Russian towns in Siberia; industrial centre with nearby oil and natural gas reserves. Pop.: 518 000 (2005 est.)
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The aircraft went down on a snowy field outside Tyumen, a major regional centre in Siberia.
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