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About the Khanty – Mansiysk – Yugra

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 per 1 sq. km Administrative centre is Khanty-Mansiysk . this city of art and cosmopolitan culture, science and high technology, sports, tourism, business and international activity. The largest city of the region – Surgut, Nizhnevartovsk, Nefteyugansk.

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug Ugra – powerful industrial complex, which occupies a leading position among the regions of the Russian Federation for oil and gas, electricity production and receipt of taxes in budgetary system of the country.

Ugra is a unique area, which spreads a magnificent pine forests separated by wide mighty rivers, clear lakes hidden in pine forests and grey mountains are combined with the vast cranberry bogs.

Ugra is a unique

Ugra is a unique area where the balance of interests between oil companies, indigenous peoples and the government. It is a place where the intertwined economic and historical interests, indigenous peoples and people who came to the North to get to the country’s “big oil”, where he formed the ethno-cultural model of the country with all its traditions of good neighborly relations of different ethnic groups and faiths.

Khanty, Mansi and forest Nenets – the indigenous small peoples of the North, whose region is the original place of residence. They retained the lifestyles of their ancestors who lived here hundreds of years ago, and is still engaged in reindeer herding, fishing, fur farming.

In Ugra has developed a unique legislative framework governing relations between indigenous peoples and oil companies, which enables them to effectively develop traditional economic activities, ethnographic tourism, to preserve the original habitat and distinctive culture of the aboriginal people.

In the district care about sohraneniya the study of the languages of Khanty and Mansi aired television and radio spots.

Ugra – generous

Water resources

Ugra has enormous potential in the form of aquatic biological resources. River network region form two main rivers – the Ob and Irtysh and their numerous tributaries: Agan, Northern Sosva, Kazim and others. Lakes and swamps occupy 2/3 of the area. The largest lake Kondinsky SOR area of 143 sq km and the deepest – CentOS (48 m) and Syrkov COP (42 m).

In the waters of the district are inhabited by 29 species of fish, of which 18 are fishing: sterlet, nelma, muksun, whitefish-pyzhyan, Chir (Shakur), tugun, Peled (cheese), burbot, pike, IDE, bream, perch, crucian carp, perch, roach (roach), Dace (mekdim), ruff.

In the region pays considerable attention to the development of the fisheries industry. Now the fishermen of Yugra produces more than 10 thousand tons of fish a year.

Oil and gas

Yugra – the main oil and gas bearing region of Russia, which provides 6 world and 47.6% of Russian crude oil production. From its bowels are extracted over 10 billion tons of “black gold”. 16 each ton of oil produced in the world of Ugra.

Currently the oil potential of the Autonomous Okrug is estimated by experts to Nanoanalytical centre for the rational use of. V. I. Shpilman 35-40 billion tons. Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug Ugra takes the first place among the regions of Russia in terms of oil production and ll the place in terms of gas production.

Natalia Komarova, Governor of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra: “the Development of the fishing industry a promising area for diversification of the district economy. The core of the emerging infrastructure in Ugra for the fishing industry will be the companies specializing in the extraction and processing of fish, as well as on the industrial cultivation of valuable species of commercial fish and development of knowledge-intensive services industry”.