Kemerovo (kĕm´ərō´vō), city (1989 pop. 520,000), capital of Kemerovo region, central Siberian Russia, on the Tom River and on a branch of the Trans-Siberian RR. It is a coal-mining center of the Kuznetsk Basin, with important chemical and synthetic fiber industries. It was named Shcheglovsk from 1925 to 1932.
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