Nyagan

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Nyagan

Нягань
Coat of arms of Nyagan
Coat of arms
Location of Nyagan
Nyagan is located in Russia
Nyagan
Nyagan
Location of Nyagan
Nyagan is located in Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Nyagan
Nyagan
Nyagan (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
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKhanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug[1]
Founded1965
Area
 • Total814 km2 (314 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 • Total54,890
 • Rank304th in 2010
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Subordinated totown of okrug significance of Nyagan[1]
 • Capital oftown of okrug significance of Nyagan[1]
 • Urban okrugNyagan Urban Okrug[3]
 • Capital ofNyagan Urban Okrug[3]
Time zoneUTC+5 (MSK+2 Edit this on Wikidata[4])
Postal code(s)[5]
628181Edit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID71879000001
Websitewww.admnyagan.ru

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);[2] 52,610 (2002 Census);[6] 54,061 (1989 Census).[7]

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
(18.0)
−13.4
(7.9)
2.7
(36.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −20.7
(−5.3)
−19.0
(−2.2)
−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)
−2.1
(28.3)
Average low °C (°F) −24.9
(−12.8)
−23.7
(−10.7)
−15.4
(4.3)
−7.0
(19.4)
0.2
(32.4)
8.0
(46.4)
12.4
(54.3)
8.7
(47.7)
3.4
(38.1)
−4.8
(23.4)
−15.5
(4.1)
−21.7
(−7.1)
−6.7
(20.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 32
(1.3)
20
(0.8)
22
(0.9)
34
(1.3)
46
(1.8)
66
(2.6)
76
(3.0)
83
(3.3)
63
(2.5)
53
(2.1)
42
(1.7)
33
(1.3)
570
(22.6)
Source: Climate-Data.org[8]

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.[3]

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 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.
  3. ^ a b c Law #63-oz
  4. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  5. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  6. ^ 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).
  7. ^ "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]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  8. ^ "Climate: Nyagan - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
  9. ^ "Successful return for Vancouver: Olympic Solidarity for Vancouver hopefuls". olympic.org. January 29, 2010. Retrieved February 11, 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 №129-оз от 9 декабря 2015 г. «Об изменениях административно-территориального устройства Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры и о внесении изменений в отдельные Законы Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры». 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 #129-oz of December 9, 2015 On the Changes to the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra and on Amending Various Laws of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra. 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 №129-оз от 9 декабря 2015 г. «Об изменениях административно-территориального устройства Ханты-Мансийского автономного округа — Югры и о внесении изменений в отдельные Законы 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 #129-oz of December 9, 2015 On the Changes to the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug—Yugra and on Amending Various Laws 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.).