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For other uses, see Pechora (disambiguation).
Pechora (English)
Печора (Russian)
Печӧра (Komi)
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Location of the Komi Republic in Russia
Pechora
Pechora
Location of Pechora in the Komi Republic
Coordinates: 65°08′N 57°13′E / 65.133°N 57.217°E / 65.133; 57.217Coordinates: 65°08′N 57°13′E / 65.133°N 57.217°E / 65.133; 57.217
Coat of arms
Administrative status (as of May 2012)
Country Russia
Federal subject Komi Republic
Administratively subordinated to town of republic significance of Pechora
Administrative center of town of republic significance of Pechora
Municipal status (as of May 2012)
Municipal district Pechora Municipal District
Urban settlement Pechora Urban Settlement
Administrative center of Pechora Municipal District, Pechora Urban Settlement
Head[citation needed] Vladimir Mennikov[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 43,105 inhabitants
Time zone MSK (UTC+04:00)
Town status since 1949[citation needed]
Postal code(s) 169600
Dialing code(s) +7 82142[citation needed]
Pechora on WikiCommons

Pechora (Russian: Печо́ра) is a town in the Komi Republic, Russia, located on the Pechora River, near the northern Ural Mountains. Population: 43,105 (2010 Census); 48,700 (2002 Census); 64,746 (1989 Census).

History

It was granted town status in 1949.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with three urban-type settlements and twenty-eight rural localities, incorporated as the town of republic significance of Pechora—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of republic significance of Pechora is incorporated as Pechora Municipal District; the town of Pechora is incorporated within it as Pechora Urban Settlement. The remaining localities are incorporated within the municipal district into two urban settlements and four rural settlements.

Transportation

The town is served by the Pechora Airport and the Pechora Railway.

Military

Pechora Kamenka military air base and Pechora Radar Station are located nearby.

Climate

Pechora has a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfc). Winters are very cold with average low temperatures in January of -22.5°C (-8.5°F) in January. Summers are mild with average high temperatures in July of 21.7°C (71.1°F). Precipitation is moderate and is somewhat higher in summer than at other times of the year.

Climate data for Pechora
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
2.5
(36.5)
11.0
(51.8)
21.9
(71.4)
30.6
(87.1)
34.1
(93.4)
34.9
(94.8)
32.4
(90.3)
27.6
(81.7)
20.0
(68)
7.7
(45.9)
3.5
(38.3)
34.9
(94.8)
Average high °C (°F) −14.4
(6.1)
−13.0
(8.6)
−3.6
(25.5)
2.5
(36.5)
9.5
(49.1)
18.0
(64.4)
21.7
(71.1)
16.9
(62.4)
10.3
(50.5)
2.2
(36)
−7.3
(18.9)
−11.9
(10.6)
2.58
(36.64)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.4
(−1.1)
−17.2
(1)
−8.9
(16)
−3.2
(26.2)
4.2
(39.6)
12.3
(54.1)
16.1
(61)
12.0
(53.6)
6.5
(43.7)
−0.2
(31.6)
−10.5
(13.1)
−15.7
(3.7)
−1.92
(28.54)
Average low °C (°F) −22.5
(−8.5)
−21.4
(−6.5)
−13.7
(7.3)
−8.3
(17.1)
−0.3
(31.5)
7.4
(45.3)
11.1
(52)
8.0
(46.4)
3.6
(38.5)
−2.6
(27.3)
−13.8
(7.2)
−19.8
(−3.6)
−6.02
(21.17)
Record low °C (°F) −54.7
(−66.5)
−56.0
(−68.8)
−44.7
(−48.5)
−35.7
(−32.3)
−23.3
(−9.9)
−5.6
(21.9)
0.1
(32.2)
−3.1
(26.4)
−9.5
(14.9)
−33.9
(−29)
−43.3
(−45.9)
−52.5
(−62.5)
−56
(−68.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 42
(1.65)
33
(1.3)
32
(1.26)
33
(1.3)
45
(1.77)
67
(2.64)
72
(2.83)
77
(3.03)
62
(2.44)
63
(2.48)
49
(1.93)
50
(1.97)
625
(24.6)
Avg. rainy days 2 1 3 9 16 20 19 23 23 17 6 4 143
Avg. snowy days 25 21 21 12 6 1 0 0 1 11 20 24 142
Mean monthly sunshine hours 9.3 56 124 195 207 294 303.8 189.1 96 49.6 15 3.1 1,541.9
Source #1: pogoda.ru.net
Source #2: http://en.allmetsat.com/climate/russia.php?code=23418
Daryal radar at Pechora

References

Notes

  1. ^ Law #16-RZ
  2. ^ Law #11-RZ
  3. ^ "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  4. Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  5. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Russian)
  6. "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  7. Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров." [All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  8. —Погода и Климат. Retrieved 17 December 2012.

Sources

  • Государственный Совет Республики Коми. Закон №13-РЗ от 6 марта 2006 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Республики Коми», в ред. Закона №41-РЗ от 5 мая 2014 г. «Об упразднении населённого пункта Речной, расположенного на территории Троицко-Печорского района Республики Коми, и внесении в связи с этим изменений в некоторые Законы Республики Коми». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Республика", №44, 16 марта 2006 г. (State Council of the Komi Republic. Law #16-RZ of March 6, 2006 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of the Komi Republic, as amended by the Law #41-RZ of May 5, 2014 On Abolishing the Inhabited Locality of Rechnoy Located on the Territory of Troitsko-Pechorsky District of the Komi Republic, and on Accordingly Amending Various Laws of the Komi Republic. Effective as of the official publication date.).
  • Государственный Совет Республики Коми. Закон №11-РЗ от 5 марта 2005 г. «О территориальной организации местного самоуправления в Республике Коми», в ред. Закона №41-РЗ от 5 мая 2014 г. «Об упразднении населённого пункта Речной, расположенного на территории Троицко-Печорского района Республики Коми, и внесении в связи с этим изменений в некоторые Законы Республики Коми». Вступил в силу 1 апреля 2005 г.. Опубликован: "Республика", №44–45, 17 марта 2005 г. (State Council of the Komi Republic. Law #11-RZ of March 5, 2005 On the Territorial Organization of the Local Self-Government in the Komi Republic, as amended by the Law #41-RZ of May 5, 2014 On Abolishing the Inhabited Locality of Rechnoy Located on the Territory of Troitsko-Pechorsky District of the Komi Republic, and on Accordingly Amending Various Laws of the Komi Republic. Effective as of April 1, 2005.).

External links

  • Pechora. History. Nature (Russian)

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