Dudinka

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Dudinka (English)
Дудинка (Russian)
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Dudinka is located in Krasnoyarsk Krai
Dudinka
Dudinka
Location of Dudinka in Krasnoyarsk Krai
Coordinates: 69°24′N 86°11′E / 69.400°N 86.183°E / 69.400; 86.183Coordinates: 69°24′N 86°11′E / 69.400°N 86.183°E / 69.400; 86.183
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Coat of arms
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Administrative status (as of December 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Krasnoyarsk Krai[1]
Administrative district Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District[1]
District town Dudinka[1]
Administrative center of Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District,[1] district town of Dudinka[1]
Municipal status (as of February 2012)
Municipal district Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky Municipal District[2]
Urban settlement Dudinka Urban Settlement[2]
Administrative center of Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky Municipal District,[2] Dudinka Urban Settlement[2]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 22,175 inhabitants[3]
Time zone KRAT (UTC+08:00)[4]
Founded 1667[citation needed]
Town status since 1951[citation needed]
Official website
Dudinka on WikiCommons

Dudinka (Russian: Дуди́нка) is a town and the administrative center of Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. It used to be the administrative center of Taymyr Autonomous Okrug, which was merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai on January 1, 2007. Population: 22,175 (2010 Census);[3] 25,132 (2002 Census);[5] 32,325 (1989 Census).[6]

History[edit]

It was founded in 1667 as a winter settlement, and was granted town status in 1951.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Dudinka serves as the administrative center of Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District.[1] As an administrative division, it is, together with five rural localities, incorporated within Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District as the district town of Dudinka.[1] As a municipal division, the district town of Dudinka is incorporated within Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky Municipal District as Dudinka Urban Settlement.[2]

Economy[edit]

Dudinka processes and sends cargo to the Norilsk Mining and Smelting Factory and also ships non-ferrous metals, coal, and ore. In 1969, the Messoyakha-Dudinka-Norilsk natural gas pipeline was laid.

Port of Dudinka

Dudinka is a port in the lower reaches of the Yenisei River, accessible to seagoing ships. The town is served by the Dudinka Airport.

Infrastructure[edit]

CHAYKA mast in Dudinka

Near Dudinka there is a 462-meter (1,516 ft) tall radio mast which was formerly used for the CHAYKA radio navigation system. It is a grounded mast with a rhombic cage antenna.[7]

Climate[edit]

Despite lying more than a degree and a half above the Arctic Circle, Dudinka has a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfc) with short, mild summers and severely cold winters. Precipitation is moderate; it falls mostly as rain in summer and mainly as snow throughout the rest of the year.

Climate data for Dudinka
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) −0.3
(31.5)
−0.6
(30.9)
4.2
(39.6)
8.8
(47.8)
26.5
(79.7)
31.2
(88.2)
32.3
(90.1)
30.0
(86)
24.5
(76.1)
12.3
(54.1)
2.7
(36.9)
0.7
(33.3)
32.3
(90.1)
Average high °C (°F) −22.7
(−8.9)
−22.3
(−8.1)
−15.8
(3.6)
−9.3
(15.3)
−1.1
(30)
11.1
(52)
19.1
(66.4)
15.8
(60.4)
7.4
(45.3)
−4.8
(23.4)
−16.3
(2.7)
−21.1
(−6)
−5
(23)
Daily mean °C (°F) −26.9
(−16.4)
−26.6
(−15.9)
−21.2
(−6.2)
−15.1
(4.8)
−5
(23)
6.7
(44.1)
13.8
(56.8)
11.2
(52.2)
4.0
(39.2)
−7.9
(17.8)
−20.5
(−4.9)
−25.1
(−13.2)
−9.38
(15.11)
Average low °C (°F) −31
(−24)
−30.8
(−23.4)
−26
(−15)
−20.2
(−4.4)
−8.5
(16.7)
3.3
(37.9)
9.5
(49.1)
7.6
(45.7)
1.4
(34.5)
−10.9
(12.4)
−24.7
(−12.5)
−29.3
(−20.7)
−13.3
(8.1)
Record low °C (°F) −56.7
(−70.1)
−55
(−67)
−52.1
(−61.8)
−45.4
(−49.7)
−32.6
(−26.7)
−14.2
(6.4)
−0.8
(30.6)
−2.5
(27.5)
−20.2
(−4.4)
−38.8
(−37.8)
−48.7
(−55.7)
−53.5
(−64.3)
−56.7
(−70.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 44
(1.73)
38
(1.5)
34
(1.34)
30
(1.18)
30
(1.18)
37
(1.46)
44
(1.73)
59
(2.32)
50
(1.97)
59
(2.32)
46
(1.81)
48
(1.89)
519
(20.43)
Avg. rainy days 0 0 0.1 1 5 14 15 17 15 5 0.3 0.1 72.5
Avg. snowy days 24 20 21 18 14 4 0.2 0.1 5 21 23 24 174.3
 % humidity 75 75 75 75 79 74 69 78 82 84 79 76 76.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 2.0 32.0 131.0 227.0 245.0 229.0 308.0 196.0 86.0 48.0 7.0 0 1,511
Source #1: Pogoda.ru.net[8]
Source #2: NOAA (sun only, 1961–1990)[9]

Notable people[edit]

Dudinka is the birthplace of famous Russian poet Olga Martynova.[10][11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Law #10-4765
  2. ^ a b c d e Law #2-54
  3. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  5. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года[All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Pogoda.ru.net - Climate Data for Dudinka" (in Russian). Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Dudinka Climate Normals 1961–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Olga Martynova". Herrmann-Lenz-Preis. Retrieved 2008-07-08.  (German)
  11. ^ "Biographies - Poets". poetrymagazines.org.uk. Retrieved 2008-07-08. 

Sources[edit]

  • Законодательное собрание Красноярского края. Закон №10-4765 от 10 июня 2010 г. «О перечне административно-территориальных единиц и территориальных единиц Красноярского края», в ред. Закона №6-2191 от 20 марта 2014 г. «Об изменении административно-территориального устройства Кежемского района и о внесении изменений в Закон края "О перечне административно-территориальных единиц и территориальных единиц Красноярского края"». Вступил в силу 1 июля 2010 г.. Опубликован: "Ведомости высших органов государственной власти Красноярского края", №33(404), 5 июля 2010 г. (Legislative Assembly of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Law #10-4765 of June 10, 2010 On the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and the Territorial Units of Krasnoyarsk Krai, as amended by the Law #6-2191 of March 20, 2014 On Changing the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Kezhemsky District and on Amending the Krai Law "On the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and the Territorial Units of Krasnoyarsk Krai". Effective as of July 1, 2010.).
  • Законодательное собрание Красноярского края. Закон №2-54 от 9 февраля 2012 г. «Об установлении границ муниципального образования Таймырский Долгано-Ненецкий муниципальный район и находящихся в его границах иных муниципальных образований», в ред. Закона №5-1826 от 21 ноября 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в Законы края об установлении границ и наделении соответствующим статусом муниципальных образований Красноярского края». Вступил в силу через десять дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Ведомости высших органов государственной власти Красноярского края", №8(520)/1 и №8(520)/2, 6 марта 2012 г. (Legislative Assembly of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Law #2-54 of February 9, 2012 On Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formation of Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky Municipal District and of Other Municipal Formations Within Its Borders, as amended by the Law #5-1826 of November 21, 2013 On Amending the Krai Laws on Establishing the Borders and Granting an Appropriate Status to the Municipal Formations of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Effective as of the day which is ten days from the day of the official publication.).

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