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Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug is located in the heart of Russia - in the north of Western Siberia. The Ugra produces 60% Russian oil. This is the main oil and gas region of the country and one of the largest oil producing regions of the world. According to the climatic characteristics of Yugra it is equivalent to the Far North. It is the ancestral residence of indigenous peoples of the Khanty and Mansi.
County Climate - temperate continental, characterized by rapid change of weather conditions, particularly during periods of transition - from autumn to winter and from spring to summer, as well as during the day.
The winter is long and severe with a stable snow cover.
The period of negative air temperature 7 months continues in the district - from October to April.
According to the district from south to north flow two major Russian rivers - the Ob and Irtysh.
the confluence of the Irtysh River in the Ob.
Ob is in first place on The length of the country and the second in Asia.
In KhMAO swamped about a third of the entire area.
Khanty-Mansiysk - the capital of Yugra.
A small town with a population of about 70 thousand people.
International Khanty-Mansiysk Airport.
Surgut - the largest energy center of the Russian Federation. This is one of the first Russian city in Siberia, founded in 1594
Surgut GRES-2 - Russia's largest thermal power plant.
The highway Surgut-Lyantor.
Ugra cable-stayed bridge across the Ob River - one of the longest in Siberia.
The central span of the bridge is supported by one pylon 150 m high.
The bridge is 2110 meters, the length of the central span - 408 m.
Surgut's economy is connected with oil extraction and processing of associated gas. The city based headquarters of such companies as JSC "Surgutneftegaz" (CIS), "Gazprom Transgaz Surgut" (one of the main components of "Gazprom") and "Gazprom processing".
Oil Processing Plant.
Railway bridge over the canal Yuganskaya Ob.
Nefteyugansk - the third largest city of the autonomous region.
This is the only large city on the Ob, entirely located on an island between the river channels.
The main wealth of the region - the field of petroleum hydrocarbons and gas.
In Ugra produces 60% of Russian oil.
Bobrovskoye linear production department of main gas pipelines serving fuel artery coming from Urengoy and Yamburg.
Prosek backbone transmission lines.
Transitional support power lines AT-188 (height 188 meters). For a long time these supports were the highest in the USSR.