Tashtagol

Tashtagol (Russian: Таштаг'ол, tush-tuh-GOHL) is a city in Kemerovo Oblast, the biggest city in Gornaya Shoriya, a taiga region at the foot of Altai Mountains.

Understand

Tashtagol is a monocity that stands for one industry being the main taxpayer and jobs source. This industry is iron-mining.

Get in

Tashtagol is the terminus of the Western-Siberian Railway. Getting here is possible by train from Kemerovo or elektrichka from Novokuznetsk. The city is connected with the neghboring Altai Republic by road which goes to Gorno-Altaysk.

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