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Volochanka (English)
Волочанка (Russian)
-  Rural locality  -
Settlement[citation needed]
Map of Russia - Krasnoyarsk Krai (2008-03).svg
Location of Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia
Volochanka is located in Krasnoyarsk Krai
Location of Volochanka in Krasnoyarsk Krai
Coordinates: 70°58′38″N 94°32′39″E / 70.97722°N 94.54417°E / 70.97722; 94.54417Coordinates: 70°58′38″N 94°32′39″E / 70.97722°N 94.54417°E / 70.97722; 94.54417
Administrative status (as of 2012)
Country Russia
Federal subject Krasnoyarsk Krai
Administrative district Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District[citation needed]
District town Dudinka[citation needed]
Population (2010 est.) 530 inhabitants[1]
Time zone KRAT (UTC+08:00)[2]

Volochanka (Russian: Волочанка) is a rural locality (a settlement) under the administrative jurisdiction of the district town of Dudinka in Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia.[3] It is located on the Kheta River in the Taymyr Peninsula. Population: 530 people (2010 est.).[1]


In 1932, native leaders of three nationalities, including the Dolgan and Yakuts, started a civil uprising in Volochanka against the Bolsheviks; twenty Party workers were killed and many others wounded in the event.[4][5]


The inhabitants include representatives of Taymyr, Dolgans, and Nganasan indigenous peoples.


The settlement has a boarding school, kindergarten, district hospital, rural cultural center, a library, a branch of the Federal Postal Service, Department of "Telecommunications", and weather station.


  1. ^ a b Территориальный орган федеральной службы государственной статистики по Красноярскому краю. Волочанка (xls)[dead link] (Russian)
  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. ^ Nordic Council for Arctic Medical Research; International Union for Circumpolar Health (1996). Arctic medical research. Nordic Council for Arctic Medical Research. p. 5. Retrieved August 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ Soto, Hermine G. De (August 31, 2000). Fieldwork Dilemmas: Anthropologists In Postsocialist States. Univ of Wisconsin Press. p. 135. ISBN 978-0-299-16374-7. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ Schweitzer, Peter P.; Biesele, Megan; Hitchcock, Robert K. (2000). Hunters and Gatherers in the Modern World: Conflict, Resistance, and Self-Determination. Berghahn Books. p. 232. ISBN 978-1-57181-101-1. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 

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