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Welcome toKhanty-
Mansiysk!

61°00'16.2"N69°01'47.8"E

It is a modern and cozy city in the Siberian taiga where many scientific conferences, international sports competitions and art festivals take place. Khanty-Mansiysk is famous for its unique authentic culture.

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A BRIEF HISTORICAL
OVERVIEW

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the Tsardom of Muscovy
Exploration of Siberia
In the late 1620s – early 1630s a post coach station Samarovskiy Yam was founded (future village of Samarovo, now it is a part of Khanty-Mansiysk).
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the Russian Empire
Siberian Province
In 1708 the Siberian Province was established with Samarovo as a part of it.
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the Soviet period
Ostyako-Vogulsk
Ostyako-Vogulsk National District was established, and in 1931 construction of its new capital started 5 km far from Samarovo. It was called Ostyako-Vogulsk.
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the Soviet period
Khanty-Mansiysk
On October 23, 1940 Ostyako-Vogulsk National District was renamed into Khanty-Mansiysk National District .
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the Soviet period
Siberian oil
In 1950-60s huge deposits of oil and gas were discovered in the Western Siberia. Khanty-Mansiysk became a headquarters of geologists and explorers.
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Contemporary Russia
Postindustrial period
In early 2000s Khanty-Mansiysk starts developing areas of culture, science and sport.
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