Pechora

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pechora
Печора
Other transcription(s)
 • KomiПечӧра
Drama theater building in Pechora
Drama theater building in Pechora
Coat of arms of Pechora
Location of Pechora
Pechora is located in Russia
Pechora
Pechora
Location of Pechora
Pechora is located in Komi Republic
Pechora
Pechora
Pechora (Komi Republic)
Coordinates: 65°10′N 57°15′E / 65.167°N 57.250°E / 65.167; 57.250Coordinates: 65°10′N 57°15′E / 65.167°N 57.250°E / 65.167; 57.250
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKomi Republic[1]
Founded1940Edit this on Wikidata
Town status since1949[2]
Government
 • HeadAlexander Shabanov
Area
 • Total28.9 km2 (11.2 sq mi)
Elevation
59 m (194 ft)
Population
 • Total43,105
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
39,400 (−8.6%)
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
 • Subordinated totown of republic significance of Pechora[1]
 • Capital oftown of republic significance of Pechora[1]
 • Municipal districtPechora Municipal District[5]
 • Urban settlementPechora Urban Settlement[5]
 • Capital ofPechora Municipal District[5], Pechora Urban Settlement[5]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
169600, 169601, 169606, 169607, 169609, 169615, 169616, 169619, 169669
Dialing code(s)+7 82142
OKTMO ID87620101001
Websitewww.pechoraonline.ru

Pechora (Russian: Печо́ра; Komi: Печӧра, Pečöra) is a town in the Komi Republic in Russia. It is on the Pechora River and nearby the Ural Mountains.

History[change | change source]

Pechora was founded in 1940 and given town status in 1949.[2] It was used as a gulag in the Soviet Union from 1932 to 1953.

Transportation[change | change source]

The town has the Pechora Airport and the Pechora Railway for transportation.

Military[change | change source]

Pechora has a military air base and a radar station nearby.

Climate[change | change source]

Pechora has a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfc). Winters are very cold while summers are mild.

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
(68.0)
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
(36.0)
−7.3
(18.9)
−11.9
(10.6)
2.6
(36.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.4
(−1.1)
−17.2
(1.0)
−8.9
(16.0)
−3.2
(26.2)
4.2
(39.6)
12.3
(54.1)
16.1
(61.0)
12.0
(53.6)
6.5
(43.7)
−0.2
(31.6)
−10.5
(13.1)
−15.7
(3.7)
−1.9
(28.5)
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
(52.0)
8.0
(46.4)
3.6
(38.5)
−2.6
(27.3)
−13.8
(7.2)
−19.8
(−3.6)
−6.0
(21.2)
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
(−29.0)
−43.3
(−45.9)
−52.5
(−62.5)
−56.0
(−68.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 42
(1.7)
33
(1.3)
32
(1.3)
33
(1.3)
45
(1.8)
67
(2.6)
72
(2.8)
77
(3.0)
62
(2.4)
63
(2.5)
49
(1.9)
50
(2.0)
625
(24.6)
Average rainy days 2 1 3 9 16 20 19 23 23 17 6 4 143
Average snowy days 25 21 21 12 6 1 0 0 1 11 20 24 142
Mean monthly sunshine hours 9 56 124 195 207 294 304 189 96 50 15 3 1,542
Source 1: pogoda.ru.net[8]
Source 2: http://en.allmetsat.com/climate/russia.php?code=23418

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Law #16-RZ
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "General Information" (in Russian). Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  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. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Law #11-RZ
  6. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  7. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  8. Погода и Климат. Retrieved December 17, 2012.