Demidov pillar in Demidov Square
|Population||696 735 per. (2019)|
|Post index||656 000|
|Phone code||(+7) 3852|
Banraul is an administrative center and the largest city of Altai Krai, located at the confluence of the Barnaulka and Ob Rivers. It was founded in 1734 – 1735 and developed as a worker settlement of silver factory built by Akinfiy Demidov. Today Barnaul is a large transportation hub and an industrial center of Siberia.