The Pechora-Ilichsky State Biosphere Reserve is a
reserve in the Northern Urals, one of the most famous in the Russian
Federation. The reserve was created in 1930 in the Komi ASSR,
in the western foothills of the Urals, to preserve the natural
complex of the northeast of the European part of the USSR, mainly
sable habitat conditions. Located in the Komi Republic on the
western slope of the Ural Mountains. From the east, the reserve is
bounded by the Belt Stone Range, from the south, north and west by
the Pechora and Ilych Rivers. In the north, the reserve is bordered
by the national park "Yugyd Va".
On the territory of the
Pechora-Ilych Nature Reserve there are the Manpupunyor ridge and remnants of the
Manpupunyor mountain, as well as virgin forests, which are the
objects of the world natural heritage.