The deepest freshwater lake in the world Baikal, in the apt expression of the late academician A. V. winter, – “the priceless gift of nature”.
The lake-sea is a colossal repository of hydropower, a rich Treasury of flora and fauna. There are more than 1500 diverse species of flora and fauna, of which three-quarters are endemic, i.e. found only in lake Baikal and nowhere else in the world. This is a kind of natural Museum, a living laboratory of nature. Not a casual interest in the Baikal Soviet and world science.
Fishing on lake Baikal annually gives the country hundreds of thousands of quintals of fish. whitefish, grayling and other fish species. In the Northern part of the lake successfully extracted the Baikal seal – Nerpa.
Sung in many songs and legends, lake Baikal, the roads, the Soviet people, as a personification of the harsh and majestic nature of Siberia as a source of inspiration for many Russian and Buryat poets, a place of mass tourism and recreation. With the development of industry, the growth in the population the role and importance of lake Baikal as the rarest natural phenomena is only increasing. It will have numerous resorts, sanatoriums and rest homes. It is no exaggeration to say that the Baikal belongs not only to us but to our descendants, the people of the era of communism.
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Administrative-territorial division of Yugra is based on the historically developed principles of settlement, placement of mining companies in the areas of natural resource development, the effectiveness of state, local governments maximize the economic potential of the region. All matters concerning changes of borders of settlements, are accepted taking into account opinion of the population.
In accordance with Federal law and the Charter of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra Governor of the Khanty-Mansiisk Autonomous district is the Supreme official of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra.
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra
Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra is a Federal subject of the Russian Federation, located in the Central part of the West Siberian plain. Two great Siberian rivers Ob, Irtysh and their tributaries, about 30 thousand large and small rivers, 300 thousand lakes form a water pool Yugra. The County is in a zone of taiga woods and swamps. The territory of Yugra, and it is 534 thousand square kilometers, is so large that it could accommodate seven such countries, as Belgium, or one, such as France. The length of the boundaries of the district is 4 km 733
It has a population of more than 1.6 million people.
The population density is 3 persons Continue reading