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Description of Naryan-Mar
Naryan-Mar (nen. Nyaryana Mar, “Red City”) is a
city in Russia, the administrative center and the only city in the
Nenets Autonomous District. The city is located in the Arctic
Circle, located in the lower reaches of the Pechora River, 110 km
from the Barents Sea.
The distance from Moscow to Naryan-Mar
is 1501 km, from Arkhangelsk to Naryan-Mar is 660 km. The closest
railway station is Usinsk, located at a distance of 350 km; you can
reach it by land only by the winter road (winter road). In summer,
high-speed passenger boats ply from Naryan-Mar to Ust-Tsilma.
History of Naryan-Mar
Industrial development in the area around Naryan-Mar began in
1930, in the course of the first five-year plan of the Soviet Union.
The growth of the region was the direct result of the development of
the Pechora coalfield and the construction of related industrial
Naryan-Mar was for many years a center of the
lumber industry, and possesses several large, and currently defunct,
lumber mills. At present, the biggest employer in the town is the
petroleum company LUKoil.
The town's importance derives from
being the only developed commercial port in an area of several
thousand square miles. As a result, Naryan-Mar has a reasonably well
developed tourist and hospitality services, with several saunas and
hotels. The town also hosts a local museum, a large World War II
memorial, an Orthodox church, and a historic district which predates
the foundation of the modern city. Sports fishing is also possible
in the area.
When the Pechora River is not frozen
(mid-July to mid-October), passenger ships run between Pechora, in
the Komi Republic and Naryan Mar.
assured, non-daily) arrive from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and
Arkhangelsk. Naryan-Mar is served by the Naryan-Mar Airport, which is
connected to the town by the 3 kilometres (1.9 mi)-long A-381.
Naryan-Mar may be the largest town in Nenetsia,
but that just is not that big—all that there is to see can be seen
easily on foot within an hour or two.
1 Zapolyarnaya Stolitsa (Заполярная столица), ul. Lenina 33B, ☎
+8 81853 49900, e-mail: email@example.com. Newly-built business
hotel, and probably the best in town, with nice rooms and on-site
restaurant serving hearty Russian cuisine. Rooms from 5400 RUB.
67 parallel (Гостиница 67 параллель), Polyarnaya st. 7, ☎ +7 81853
46954, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The hotel is located in five
minutes of a foot walk from the center of Naryan-Mar – on Polyarnaya
Street the house 7. From windows of hotel "67th parallel" the
magnificent view to Naryan-Mar opens. The hotel has own parking. Our
guests appreciate hotel the high level of service and a convenient
arrangement in the city. All most important sights of Naryan-Mar –
within walking distance. To the river station and the coast of Big
Pechora only five hundred meters. Rooms from 3000RUB.