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Tobolsk, a town of Western Siberia, forming the capital of the government of the same name. It is situated at the junction of the Irtish and the Tobol, 1,535 miles E. by N. of Moscow, The broad regular streets, lined by well-built timber houses are surrounded by a stone wall, and the appearance of the town from the Irtish is picturesque. Notwithstanding its distance from the great trade route, it carries on a considerable trade in salt, fish, and timber.