Polyarny (literally Polar) is a city in the
Murmansk region of Russia, located on the banks of the Ekaterininsk
harbor of the Kola Bay of the Barents Sea, about 30 km (as the crow
flies) from Murmansk. Population - 17,650 (2018) people.
Polyarny is the
location of the Northern Fleet. The city is part of the Closed
Administrative Territorial Organization (Closed
administrative-territorial formation) Aleksandrovsk, the
administrative center of which is. Entry into the city of persons
who do not live in it permanently, is allowed only with a permit. On May 5, 2008, by the decree of the President of the Russian
Federation, Polar was given the honorary title of the City of
The city is located in the subarctic climate zone in the tundra.
Polyarny is located on the banks of the Ekaterininskaya harbor at a
distance of 50 km from Murmansk. The highest point of the city is
Mount Vestnik (115 m above sea level).