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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+07:00)[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. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №248-ФЗ от 21 июля 2014 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #248-FZ of July 21, 2014 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty 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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