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About Birobidzhan

Birobidzhan (Russian: Биробиджа́н; Yiddish: ביראָבידזשאַן, Birobidzshan) is a town and the administrative center of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Russia, located on the Trans-Siberian Railway, near the China-Russia border. As of the 2010 Census, its population is 75,413, and the official language is Yiddish. Birobidzhan is named after the two largest rivers in the autonomous oblast: the Bira and the. The Bira, which lies to the east of the Bidzhan Valley, flows through the town. Both rivers are tributaries of the Amur.

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It is currently 10:42 AM in Birobidzhan. Birobidzhan uses Russia TZ 9 Standard Time and also supports Russia TZ 9 Daylight Time.