Nadym

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Nadym (English)
Надым (Russian)
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Location of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia
Nadym is located in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug
Nadym
Nadym
Location of Nadym in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug
Coordinates: 65°32′N 72°31′E / 65.533°N 72.517°E / 65.533; 72.517Coordinates: 65°32′N 72°31′E / 65.533°N 72.517°E / 65.533; 72.517
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Coat of arms
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Administrative status (as of September 2009)
Country Russia
Federal subject Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug[1]
Administratively subordinated to town of okrug significance of Nadym[1]
Administrative center of Nadymsky District,[1] town of okrug significance of Nadym[1]
Municipal status (as of October 2012)
Municipal district Nadymsky Municipal District[2]
Urban settlement Nadym Urban Settlement[2]
Administrative center of Nadymsky Municipal District,[2] Nadym Urban Settlement[2]
Mayor[citation needed] Leonid Dyachenko[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 46,611 inhabitants[3]
Time zone YEKT (UTC+06:00)[4]
Established 1598 (first mentioned),
1968 (re-established)
[citation needed]
Town status since March 9, 1972[citation needed]
Postal code(s)[5] 629730
Dialing code(s) +7 3499[citation needed]
Official website
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Nadym (Russian: Нады́м) is a town in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, located on the Nadym River. Population: 46,611 (2010 Census);[3] 45,943 (2002 Census);[6] 52,586 (1989 Census).[7]

Etymology[edit]

The origin of the town's name is unknown. One of the most likely versions is that it derives from the Nenets word nyaidem, which translates into English as "mossy place".

History[edit]

Nadym was mentioned in Russian chronicles for the first time in 1598 and appeared on the Russian maps in the 18th century.[citation needed] But in the second half of the 19th century the settlement was deserted. In 1968, it was reestablished after the gas deposit "Medvezhye" was discovered nearby a year before.[citation needed] Town status was granted to it on March 9, 1972.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Nadym serves as the administrative center of Nadymsky District, even though it is not a part of it.[1] As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the town of okrug significance of Nadym—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the town of okrug significance of Nadym is incorporated within Nadymsky Municipal District as Nadym Urban Settlement.[2]

Economy[edit]

The main enterprise of the town is Nadymgazprom, which makes 40% of the total output of gas production in Russia. There are also several large building companies.

Transportation[edit]

It is served by the Nadym Airport.

Culture[edit]

Museum of Tanya Savicheva operates in Nadym's School #2.

Miscellaneous[edit]

Nadym is the nearest town to the point of greatest eclipse for the solar eclipse of August 1, 2008.

International relations[edit]

St. Nicholas Church in Nadym

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

Nadym is twinned with:

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Law #42-ZAO
  2. ^ a b c d e Law #111-ZAO
  3. ^ a b "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. 2011. 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. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Russian)
  6. ^ "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]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  7. ^ 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). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 

Sources[edit]

  • Государственная Дума Ямало-Ненецкого автономного округа. Закон №42-ЗАО от 6 октября 2006 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Ямало-Ненецкого автономного округа», в ред. Закона №123-ЗАО от 6 декабря 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в некоторые Законы Ямало-Ненецкого автономного округа в части изменения вида населённого пункт Тазовский путём отнесения его к сельским пунктам и наделении муниципального образования посёлок Тазовский статусом сельского поселения». Вступил в силу по истечении десяти дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Красный Север", №119, 13 октября 2006 г. (State Duma of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Law #42-ZAO of October 6, 2006 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, as amended by the Law #123-ZAO of December 6, 2012 On Amending Various Laws of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Due to Changing the Status of the Inhabited Locality of Tazovsky to a Rural Locality and on Granting the Municipal Formation of the Settlement of Tazovsky the Status of a Rural Settlement. Effective as of the day upon expiration of ten days from the official publication date.).
  • Государственная Дума Ямало-Ненецкого автономного округа. Закон №111-ЗАО от 20 декабря 2004 г. «О наделении статусом, определении административного центра и установлении границ муниципальных образований Надымского района», в ред. Закона №108-ЗАО от 28 октября 2013 г. «О внесении изменения в Закон Ямало-Ненецкого автономного округа "О наделении статусом, определении административного центра и установлении границ муниципальных образований Надымского района"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования, за исключением положений, связанных с использованием географического наименования посёлка Заполярный, вступающих в силу со дня принятия соответствующего акта Правительства РФ. Опубликован: "Красный Север", спецвыпуск №6, 31 января 2005 г. (State Duma of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Law #111-ZAO of December 20, 2004 On Granting the Status, Determining the Administrative Center, and Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of Nadymsky District, as amended by the Law #108-ZAO of October 28, 2013 On Amending the Law of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug "On Granting the Status, Determining the Administrative Center, and Establishing the Borders of the Municipal Formations of Nadymsky District". Effective as of the day of the official publication, with the exception of clauses dealing with the usage of the geographical name of the settlement of Zapolyarny, which take effect on the day the appropriate act by the Government of the Russian Federation is adopted.).

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