Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Nefteyugansk

Nefteyugansk is one of the largest cities of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area. It is the only large city on River Ob that is located entirely on an island between two river distributaries.

Nefteyugansk occupies the area of 15379 hectares. Its population surpassed the number of 100 thousand persons in 2000, thus making it one of the largest cities of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area (along with Surgut and Nizhnevartovsk).

Nefteyugansk, with its speaking name of neft (i.e. oil) was destined to become the city of oil industry workers. It came to be on the Russian map thanks to the unique Ust-Balyksky oil field discovered there. The history of the future city began in July 1961, when a group of geological prospectors landed on the bank of River Jugansky Ob, near Ust-Baklyksky yurtas (nomads tents). In 1967 the working settlement Nefteyugansk received the status of a city.

Places of Interest in Nefteyugansk:


History and Arts Museum Complex;

Art Gallery Metamorphosis;

Museum of River Ob;

Art Gallery Yugoria;

Puppet Theater Magic flute.



Tags:      


Region:


City:






Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map

TAGS:
Moscow  Russian Me  Yandex  Leo Tolstoy  Russian summer  Exhibitions in Moscow  Sverdlovsk region  Astrakhan Region  Animation Festivals  Caucasian State Biosphere Reserve   St. Petersburg  Tyumen  New Year celebrations  Fountains of St. Petersburg  Air Code of the Russian Federation  Russian business  Novozybkov  Russia  Rossia   Russian regions  Russian theatre  Monuments  contests  Arkhangelsk  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  horse tourism  Russian Brides  Russian tourism  Ammunition  Festivals in Moscow  Russian academy of sciences  Urals  Events in Moscow  Krasnodar Territory  Bashkiria  Russian elderly  Hermitage  Russian gastronomic festivals  Russian records  Saratov region  travel to Russia  Science  Boris Grebenshchikov  Adygea  Vasily Gorin  Moscow Architecture  Russian science  Luzniki  football in Russia  Russian Cinema 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites