Posyet

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Posyet (English)
Посьет (Russian)
-  Urban-type settlement  -
Posyet is located in Primorsky Krai
Posyet
Posyet
Location of Posyet in Primorsky Krai
Coordinates: 42°40′N 130°48′E / 42.667°N 130.800°E / 42.667; 130.800Coordinates: 42°40′N 130°48′E / 42.667°N 130.800°E / 42.667; 130.800
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Primorsky Krai
Administrative district Khasansky District[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 1,671 inhabitants[1]
Time zone VLAT (UTC+11:00)[2]
Founded April 11, 1860[citation needed]
Urban-type settlement status since 1943[citation needed]
Previous names Novgorodsky-Posyet[citation needed]
Postal code(s)[3] 692705
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Posyet (Russian: Посье́т) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Khasansky District of Primorsky Krai, Russia, and an ice-free port on the Possiet Bay. Population: 1,671 (2010 Census);[1] 2,927 (2002 Census);[4] 2,223 (1989 Census).[5]

Etymology[edit]

It is named after the Russian navigator Konstantin Posyet (1819—1899).

History[edit]

A postcard of Posyet in the 1900s

It is the oldest settlement in Primorsky Krai.[citation needed] It was established on April 11, 1860 as Novgorodsky-Posyet.[citation needed] The name Novgorodsky was given after the bay named by Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky's expedition.

Economy[edit]

Largest enterprise JSC Commercial port of Posyet is owned by Mechel. It is in possession of three 450-meter (1,480 ft) mooring lines of gravitational type.

Climate[edit]

Posyet has a monsoonal humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa) with warm, humid and stormy summers and cold, dry winters with little snowfall.

Climate data for Posyet
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 10.0
(50)
13.2
(55.8)
17.3
(63.1)
28.0
(82.4)
32.3
(90.1)
34.4
(93.9)
36.1
(97)
36.0
(96.8)
31.5
(88.7)
26.1
(79)
19.5
(67.1)
13.0
(55.4)
36.1
(97)
Average high °C (°F) −5.5
(22.1)
−1.8
(28.8)
4.4
(39.9)
11.2
(52.2)
16.0
(60.8)
18.8
(65.8)
22.5
(72.5)
24.8
(76.6)
21.4
(70.5)
15.0
(59)
5.0
(41)
−3.2
(26.2)
10.8
(51.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.8
(14.4)
−6.6
(20.1)
−0.5
(31.1)
6.2
(43.2)
11.1
(52)
14.9
(58.8)
19.2
(66.6)
21.1
(70)
16.7
(62.1)
9.9
(49.8)
0.5
(32.9)
−7.2
(19)
6.4
(43.5)
Average low °C (°F) −14.1
(6.6)
−11.3
(11.7)
−5.1
(22.8)
2.0
(35.6)
7.2
(45)
11.9
(53.4)
16.7
(62.1)
18.1
(64.6)
12.3
(54.1)
5.0
(41)
−3.8
(25.2)
−11.1
(12)
2.4
(36.3)
Record low °C (°F) −28.0
(−18.4)
−26.1
(−15)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−11.7
(10.9)
−4.6
(23.7)
0.4
(32.7)
1.6
(34.9)
6.3
(43.3)
1.1
(34)
−11.0
(12.2)
−22.0
(−7.6)
−25.0
(−13)
−28.0
(−18.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15.8
(0.622)
11.7
(0.461)
20.7
(0.815)
46.7
(1.839)
76.5
(3.012)
151.2
(5.953)
148.2
(5.835)
201.9
(7.949)
96.5
(3.799)
36.8
(1.449)
24.0
(0.945)
13.6
(0.535)
843.6
(33.214)
Avg. precipitation days 3.7 3.9 6.0 9.3 14.3 14.9 19.1 12.0 7.5 6.2 5.5 4.5 106.9
 % humidity 55.0 55.4 58.0 68.0 78.9 85.6 90.3 83.6 75.0 66.2 59.1 55.4 69.2
Source: climatebase.ru[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 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.).
  3. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Russian)
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Climatebase". Retrieved June 8, 2012. 

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