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Петропавловск-Камчатский (Roushie)
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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky at night
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is locatit in Roushie
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Location o Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Roushie
Coordinates: 53°01′N 158°39′E / 53.017°N 158.650°E / 53.017; 158.650Coordinates: 53°01′N 158°39′E / 53.017°N 158.650°E / 53.017; 158.650
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Coat o airms
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Ceety Day October 17[citation needit]
Admeenistrative status (as o Mairch 2010)
Kintra Roushie
Federal subject Kamchatka Krai
Admeenistratively subordinatit tae Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Ceety Unner Krai Jurisdiction[1]
Admeenistrative centre o Kamchatka Krai,[1] Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Ceety Unner Krai Jurisdiction[1]
Municipal status (as of October 2004)
Urban okrug Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Urban Okrug[2]
Admeenistrative centre o Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Urban Okrug[2]
Head[citation needit] Sergey Kondrashin[citation needit]
Representative bouk Ceety Duma[citation needit]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 179,780 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 2010 100t
Time zone PETT (UTC+12:00)[4]
Foondit October 17, 1740[citation needit]
Previous names Petropavlovsk (until 1924)[citation needit]
Postal code(s)[5] 683000 (main)
Dialin code(s) +7 4152[citation needit]
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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Roushie: Петропа́вловск-Камча́тский) is the ceety an the admeenistrative, industrial, scienteefic, an cultural centre o Kamchatka Krai, Roushie. Population: 179,780 (2010 Census);[3] 198,028 (2002 Census);[6] 268,747 (1989 Census).[7]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is situatit on heich hills an surroondit bi volcanoes. In fact, the horizon cannae be seen clearly frae ony pynt in toun as volcanoes an muntains are everywhaur. Athort Avacha Bay frae the ceety is Roushie's lairgest submarine base, the Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base, established durin Soviet times an still uised bi the Roushie Navy.[8] The ceety is locatit 6,766 kilometers (4,204 mi) frae Moscow (aboot nine oors bi plane) an aboot 2,220 kilometers (1,380 mi) frae Vladivostok.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety wis foondit bi Danish navigator Vitus Bering in the service o the Roushie Navy. Bering reached Avacha Bay in late 1740 an laid the foondation stane for the harbor toun, namin the new dounset "Petropavlovsk" (Peter an Paul) efter his twa ships, the St. Peter an the St. Paul, biggit in Okhotsk for his seicont expedeetion. The toun's location on the sheltered Avacha Bay an at the mooth o the Avacha River saw it develop tae acome the maist important dounset in Kamchatka. It wis grantit toun status on Aprile 9, 1812.

Durin the 1854–1855 Crimean War, the ceety wis put unner siege bi the Anglo-French forces, but never fell. The ceety haed been fortified unner the command o Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky in the years prior, but anly possessed a smaa garrison o a few hunder soldiers an saxty-seiven cannons. Efter much exchange o fire, 600 allied troops landit sooth o the ceety, but wur forced tae retreat bi anly 230 Roushie troops efter hivy fichtin. Ane week later, 900 allied troops landed east o the toun, but wur again repelled bi the Roushies. The allied ships then retreated frae Roushie waters. The tot Roushie losses wur reportit at aroond 100 men; those o the allies at least five times that nummer.

Petropavlovsk wis a great soorce o fish, parteecularly salmon, an crab meat for the Soviet Union in the 20t century. Syne the end o the Soviet era, fishin richts hae an aa been grantit tae foreign interests.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate is boreal (Köppen Dfc) an precipitation averages are estimatit at 1,000 millimeters (39 in), or aboot three-an-a-hauf times as much as maist o Siberie averages, wi maist fallin as snaw. Temperatures in winter are much milder than in Siberia—a teepical Januar day averages −5 °C (23 °F), while in simmer +15.9 °C (60.6 °F) constitutes an average August heich. In wairm years monthly heich averages in Julie–August reach +18 °C (64 °F) an heicher.[9]

Despite the generally heich precipitation, the wather is less cloody than in the adjacent Kuril Islands that are ane o the least sunny places in the warld,[10] syne the ceety is locatit behind a peninsula tae the north that blocks some o the fog frae the Oyashio Current. Oceanic watter in Avacha Bay an adjacent bays is an aa wairmer than coastal watters o Kuril Islands an Okhotsk sea coast (except Soothren Kuriles an Soothren Sakhalin).

Climate data for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record heich °C (°F) 4.4
(39.9)
3.6
(38.5)
6.8
(44.2)
18.1
(64.6)
20.6
(69.1)
27.6
(81.7)
30.0
(86)
27.2
(81)
24.4
(75.9)
17.8
(64)
12.6
(54.7)
6.4
(43.5)
30.0
(86)
Average heich °C (°F) −5.1
(22.8)
−4.5
(23.9)
−1.8
(28.8)
2.1
(35.8)
6.6
(43.9)
11.9
(53.4)
15.0
(59)
15.9
(60.6)
13.2
(55.8)
7.8
(46)
1.0
(33.8)
−3.5
(25.7)
4.9
(40.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −7.6
(18.3)
−7.1
(19.2)
−4.6
(23.7)
−0.6
(30.9)
3.4
(38.1)
8.2
(46.8)
11.5
(52.7)
12.5
(54.5)
9.7
(49.5)
4.9
(40.8)
−1.3
(29.7)
−5.8
(21.6)
1.9
(35.4)
Average law °C (°F) −9.8
(14.4)
−9.4
(15.1)
−7
(19)
−2.6
(27.3)
1.2
(34.2)
5.7
(42.3)
9.3
(48.7)
10.2
(50.4)
7.1
(44.8)
2.6
(36.7)
−3.3
(26.1)
−7.9
(17.8)
−0.3
(31.5)
Record law °C (°F) −28.6
(−19.5)
−31.7
(−25.1)
−24.8
(−12.6)
−14.8
(5.4)
−7.2
(19)
−5.5
(22.1)
2.5
(36.5)
2.6
(36.7)
−1.1
(30)
−7.5
(18.5)
−16.5
(2.3)
−26
(−14.8)
−31.7
(−25.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 83
(3.27)
61
(2.4)
71
(2.8)
68
(2.68)
50
(1.97)
53
(2.09)
70
(2.76)
96
(3.78)
105
(4.13)
136
(5.35)
112
(4.41)
82
(3.23)
987
(38.86)
Average precipitation days 18 17 17 16 14 14 16 16 13 16 15 16 188
Mean monthly sunshine oors 105.4 115.8 176.7 192.0 192.2 192.0 170.5 176.7 177.0 158.1 123.0 93.0 1,872.4
Soorce #1: Погода и климат [11]
Soorce #2: Hong Kong Observatory [12]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Law #46
  2. 2.0 2.1 Law #220
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census) (in Roushie). Federal State Stateestics Service. Retrieved Juin 29, 2012. 
  4. Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Govrenment o the Roushie Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of Juin 31, 2011 On Calculatin Time, as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of Julie 03, 2016 On Amendin Federal Law "On Calculatin Time". Effective as of efter saxty days follaein the day o the offeecial publication.).
  5. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Roushie Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Roushie)
  6. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (Mey 21, 2004). "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 o Roushie, Its Federal Destricts, Federal Subjects, Destricts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Admeenistrative Centres, an Rural Localities wi Population o Ower 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [Aw-Roushie Population Census o 2002] (in Roushie). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  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" [Aw Union Population Census o 1989: Present Population o Union an Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts an Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Destricts, Urban Settlements, an Veelages Servin as Destrict Admeenistrative Centres]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [Aw-Union Population Census o 1989] (in Roushie). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute o Demografie at the Naitional Resairch Varsity: Heicher Schuil o Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
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  9. http://pogoda.ru.net/monitor.php?id=32583&month=8&year=2006 Pogoda.ru.net
  10. See Climatological Norms of Simusir Island
  11. Погода и климат. [2]. Retrieved on: April 8, 2010.
  12. Climatological Norms of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky [3]. Retrieved on: August 24, 2011.

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