The Ob river near Nizhnaya Eltsobka, Novosibirsk. Picture taken at the junction of the river with a shipping lock channel, viewed from a 20m tower.
Novosibirsk region is a part of Siberian federal district of Russian Federation. It's located in south-west Siberia and adjacent to the Republic of Kazakhstan and Russia's Altai region. Its administrative and economic center is the city of Novosibirsk.