Novorossiysk is a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. It is the country's main port on the Black Sea and the leading Russian port for exporting grain. Economy The city sprawls along the shore of the non-freezing Tsemess Bay on the Black Sea. The Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port–with the market capitalisation of $1,110,000,000 and shares listed at Moscow Exchange and London Stock Exchange–serves Russian sea trade with regions of Asia, Middle East, Africa] Mediterranean, and South America. It is the busiest oil port in the Black Sea and the terminus of the pipeline from the Tengiz Field, developed by the Caspian Pipeline Consortium.
Novorossiysk is also an industrial city, dependent on steel, food processing, and the production of metal goods and other manufactures. Extensive limestone quarries supply important cement factories in and around the city. The town is home to the Maritime State Academy and Novorossiysk Polytechnic Institute.
Transportation Novorossiysk is connected by rail and highways to the main industrial and population centres of Russia, Transcaucasia, and Central Asia. The public transportation within the city boundaries consists of city buses, trolley buses, and marshrutkas (routed taxis). However, with time, more and more people rely on automobiles as primary means of transportation.
The closest airports (Gelendzhik Airport, Anapa Airport and Krasnodar Airport, situated 33 kilometres (21 mi), 53 kilometres (33 mi) and 172 kilometres (107 mi) away from the city, respectively, offers flights to many cities in Russia.
Novorossiysk has a population of over 241,952 people.
Novorossiysk is twinned with:
Plymouth, United Kingdom
• Livorno, Italy
• Valparaíso, Chile
• Gijón, Spain
• Gainesville, Florida, United States
• Varna, Bulgaria
• Pula, Croatia • Constanța, Romania • Samsun, Turkey • Tomsk, Russia • Gavar, Armenia • Novo Mesto, Slovenia.