Nyagan

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Nyagan (English)
Нягань (Russian)
-  Town[1]  -
Map of Russia - Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug (2008-03).svg
Location of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug in Russia
Nyagan is located in Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Nyagan
Nyagan
Location of Nyagan in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Coordinates: 62°08′N 65°23′E / 62.133°N 65.383°E / 62.133; 65.383Coordinates: 62°08′N 65°23′E / 62.133°N 65.383°E / 62.133; 65.383
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Coat of arms
Administrative status (as of December 2009)
Country Russia
Federal subject Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug[1]
Administratively subordinated to town of okrug significance of Nyagan[1]
Administrative center of town of okrug significance of Nyagan[1]
Municipal status (as of December 2009)
Urban okrug Nyagan Urban Okrug[2]
Administrative center of Nyagan Urban Okrug[2]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 54,890 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 2010 304th
Time zone YEKT (UTC+06:00)[4]
Founded 1965[citation needed]
Official website
Nyagan on WikiCommons

Nyagan (Russian: Нягань) is a town in the northwest of Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia, located near the Ob River and 230 kilometers (140 mi) northwest of Khanty-Mansiysk. It is named after the Nyagan-Yugan River, a tributary of the Ob River. Population: 54,890 (2010 Census);[3] 52,610 (2002 Census);[5] 54,061 (1989 Census).[6]

Economy and history[edit]

Nyagan is one of the youngest towns in Western Siberia. It was established in 1965 as a forestry center;[citation needed] it is now principally a center of the petroleum and natural gas industries, and was originally named Nyakh (Нях). This toponym appeared on maps in the same year, but the town was renamed on August 15, 1985. The town territory is a waterlogged area, and the region is notable for sudden temperature drops. The railway from Yekaterinburg to the Ob region has passed through Nyagan since April 2, 1967. Nyagan Airport, which opened in 1993, handles the Russian Antonov An-24, Yakovlev Yak-40, and Tupolev Tu-134 aircraft.

Climate[edit]

Classified by Köppen-Geiger system as continental sub-arctic climate (Dfc), with warm-to-mild summers and long very cold winters. Precipitation is distributed over the course of the year, but is somewhat more in summer.

Climate data for Nyagan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −16.4
(2.5)
−14.3
(6.3)
−4.4
(24.1)
3.4
(38.1)
10.9
(51.6)
18.8
(65.8)
22.7
(72.9)
18.6
(65.5)
11.9
(53.4)
1.8
(35.2)
−7.8
(18)
−13.4
(7.9)
2.65
(36.77)
Daily mean °C (°F) −20.7
(−5.3)
−19
(−2)
−9.9
(14.2)
−1.8
(28.8)
5.5
(41.9)
13.4
(56.1)
17.5
(63.5)
13.6
(56.5)
7.6
(45.7)
−1.5
(29.3)
−11.7
(10.9)
−17.6
(0.3)
−2.05
(28.33)
Average low °C (°F) −24.9
(−12.8)
−23.7
(−10.7)
−15.4
(4.3)
−7
(19)
0.2
(32.4)
8
(46)
12.4
(54.3)
8.7
(47.7)
3.4
(38.1)
−4.8
(23.4)
−15.5
(4.1)
−21.7
(−7.1)
−6.69
(19.89)
Precipitation mm (inches) 32
(1.26)
20
(0.79)
22
(0.87)
34
(1.34)
46
(1.81)
66
(2.6)
76
(2.99)
83
(3.27)
63
(2.48)
53
(2.09)
42
(1.65)
33
(1.3)
570
(22.45)
Source: Climate-Data.org[7]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is incorporated as the town of okrug significance of Nyagan—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the town of okrug significance of Nyagan is incorporated as Nyagan Urban Okrug.[2]

Culture[edit]

On September 1, 2000 a regional museum opened in Nyagan.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Law #43-oz
  2. ^ a b c Law #63-oz
  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. ^ "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. 
  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). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Climate: Nyagan - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Successful return for Vancouver: Olympic Solidarity for Vancouver hopefuls". olympic.org. 29 January 2010. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 

Sources[edit]

  • Дума Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры. Закон №43-оз от 7 июля 2004 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры и порядке его изменения», в ред. Закона №127-оз от 9 ноября 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры и порядке его изменения"». Вступил в силу по истечении десяти дней со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Новости Югры", №83, 17 июля 2004 г. (Duma of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra. Law #43-oz of July 7, 2004 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra and on the Procedures for Its Change, as amended by the Law #127-oz of November 9, 2012 On Amending the Law of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra and on the Procedures for Its Change". Effective as of the day which after ten days after the official publication date.).
  • Дума Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры. Закон №63-оз от 25 ноября 2004 г. «О статусе и границах муниципальных образований Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры», в ред. Закона №73-оз от 25 июня 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры "О статусе и границах муниципальных образований Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры"». Вступил в силу по истечении десяти дней со дня официального опубликования и до 1 января 2006 года применяется в целях реализации статей 84, 85 Федерального закона от 06.10.2003 №131-ФЗ. Опубликован: "Новости Югры", №143, 7 декабря 2004 г. (Duma of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra. Law #63-oz of November 25, 2004 On the Status and Borders of the Municipal Formations of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra, as amended by the Law #73-oz of June 25, 2012 On Amending the Law of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra "On the Status and Borders of the Municipal Formations of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra". Effective as of the day which after ten days after the official publication date; also in effect until January 1, 2006 in order to meet the requirements of Articles 84, 85 of the Federal Law #131-FZ of October 6, 2003.).