- the capital of the Altai territory in the Russian Federation, on the Ob River, S of Novosibirsk.
- a territory of the Russian Federation in central Asia. 101,000 sq. mi. (261,700 sq. km). Capital: Barnaul.
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He was carrying gold from Irkutsk to Barnaul, which is the great place for smelting it.
Old Barnaul managed to slip on the ice and fall into a hole that had been broken by the horses' feet.
Here we found Old Barnaul and his Cossack sleeping soundly on the boards.
Barnaul was founded in 1730 by A. Demidov, to whose memory a monument has been erected.
- a city in S Russia, on the River Ob. Pop: 605 000 (2005 est)