Sretensk

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Sretensk (English)
Сретенск (Russian)
-  Town[1]  -
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Location of Zabaykalsky Krai in Russia
Sretensk is located in Zabaykalsky Krai
Sretensk
Sretensk
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Location of Sretensk in Zabaykalsky Krai
Coordinates: 52°15′N 117°43′E / 52.250°N 117.717°E / 52.250; 117.717Coordinates: 52°15′N 117°43′E / 52.250°N 117.717°E / 52.250; 117.717
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Zabaykalsky Krai[1]
Administrative district Sretensky District[1]
Administrative center of Sretensky District[1]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 6,850 inhabitants[2]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+10:00)[3]
Founded 1689[citation needed]
Town status since 1926[citation needed]
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Sretensk (Russian: Сретенск; IPA: [ˈsrʲetʲɪnsk]) is a town and the administrative center of Sretensky District of Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia,[1] located on the right bank of the Shilka River (Amur basin), 385 kilometers (239 mi) east of Chita. Population: 6,850 (2010 Census);[2] 8,192 (2002 Census);[4] 10,445 (1989 Census).[5]

History[edit]

It was founded in 1689 and granted town status in 1926.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Sretensk has a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dwc) bordering on a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dwb), with severely cold winters and warm summers. Precipitation is quite low, but is much higher in summer than at other times of the year.

Climate data for Sretensk
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 0.2
(32.4)
3.1
(37.6)
18.4
(65.1)
27.3
(81.1)
33.6
(92.5)
41.3
(106.3)
39.7
(103.5)
36.7
(98.1)
31.4
(88.5)
26.7
(80.1)
11.7
(53.1)
2.6
(36.7)
41.3
(106.3)
Average high °C (°F) −23.0
(−9.4)
−15.3
(4.5)
−3.7
(25.3)
8.4
(47.1)
17.7
(63.9)
24.4
(75.9)
26.2
(79.2)
23.4
(74.1)
16.6
(61.9)
6.6
(43.9)
−9.3
(15.3)
−21.0
(−5.8)
4.25
(39.66)
Daily mean °C (°F) −29.2
(−20.6)
−23.6
(−10.5)
−12.2
(10)
1.1
(34)
9.8
(49.6)
16.5
(61.7)
19.1
(66.4)
16.2
(61.2)
8.9
(48)
−0.8
(30.6)
−15.9
(3.4)
−26.7
(−16.1)
−3.07
(26.48)
Average low °C (°F) −34.7
(−30.5)
−30.8
(−23.4)
−20.1
(−4.2)
−5.8
(21.6)
1.9
(35.4)
8.9
(48)
13.0
(55.4)
10.6
(51.1)
2.9
(37.2)
−6.7
(19.9)
−21.4
(−6.5)
−31.7
(−25.1)
−9.49
(14.91)
Record low °C (°F) −50.7
(−59.3)
−48.6
(−55.5)
−40.0
(−40)
−24.7
(−12.5)
−10.2
(13.6)
−4.0
(24.8)
0.6
(33.1)
−2.6
(27.3)
−10.8
(12.6)
−29.3
(−20.7)
−41.1
(−42)
−48.4
(−55.1)
−50.7
(−59.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 3.9
(0.154)
3.3
(0.13)
4.9
(0.193)
13.7
(0.539)
27.7
(1.091)
54.2
(2.134)
97.7
(3.846)
82.5
(3.248)
42.3
(1.665)
12.0
(0.472)
8.3
(0.327)
6.2
(0.244)
356.7
(14.043)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 9.7 5.1 6.7 6.1 7.6 7.1 8.8 9.0 8.4 6.6 9.6 10.2 94.9
 % humidity 73.4 69.3 60.0 46.8 46.6 60.4 68.6 71.4 66.3 61.5 71.2 75.1 64.22
Mean monthly sunshine hours 155.0 193.2 251.1 246.0 266.6 279.0 272.8 248.0 204.0 192.2 150.0 130.2 2,588.1
Source: climatebase.ru (1933-2011)[6] June record high)[7]

Transportation[edit]

The P426 leads west to Nerchinsk. The P429 leads west to Shelopugino, Gazimursky Zavod, Nerchinsky Zavod and eventually the border with China.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and the Inhabited Localities
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ 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.).
  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. ^ "Sretensk, Russia". Climatebase.ru. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  7. ^ . Climatebase.ru http://climatebase.ru/station/30777/from2000/?lang=en. Retrieved 24 January 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

Sources[edit]

  • Министерство территориального развития Забайкальского края. 1 января 2012 г. «Реестр административно-территориальных единиц и населённых пунктов Забайкальского края». (Ministry of the Territorial Development of Zabaykalsky Krai. January 1, 2012 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and the Inhabited Localities of Zabaykalsky Krai. ).