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Khanty-Mansiysk

Khanty-Mansiysk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description of Khanty-Mansiysk

Khanty-Mansiysk (Khant. Yomvosh, Yomvoҷ, Mans. Abga) is a city in Russia, the administrative center of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra and the eponymous municipal district. As an administrative-territorial unit, KhMAO has the status of a city of district importance. Within the framework of local self-government, the city of Khanty-Mansiysk forms the municipality with the status of a city okrug as the only settlement in its composition. Khanty-Mansiysk is the largest of the centers of the autonomous districts of Russia and the only one whose population exceeds 90,000 people (including the centers of the united autonomous districts).

 

 

 

History of Khanty-Mansiysk

It was founded in 1930 as a work settlement of Ostyako-Vogulsk (Остяко-Вогульск) after the obsolete names of Ostyaks and Voguls for the Khanty and Mansi peoples. In 1940, it was renamed Khanty-Mansiysk, and it was granted town status in 1950, merging with the village of Samarovo, known since the 16th century, along the way.

 

 

Climate

Khanty-Mansiysk experiences a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfc). The climate is extreme, with temperatures as low as −49 °C (−56 °F) and as high as +34.5 °C (94.1 °F). On average, however, the region is very cold, with an average temperature of −1.1 °C (30.0 °F). Precipitation tends to be fairly low; 553 millimeters (21.8 in) per year, which is heavier in the summer than in the winter. The average wind speed is 2.4 meters per second (7.9 ft/s), and the average humidity is 77%.

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips