Add to favorite
russian visa

Norilsk is one of five northernmost towns of Russia and the whole world. Norilsk is located on the Taymyr Peninsula 300km to the north of the Polar Circle, in the zone of northern forests, tundra and permafrost. The climate here is subarctic. The most part of the year average monthly temperatures are below freezing even in summer. Polar night lasts for 2-3 months (December-February), polar day lasts from May to July.

The nickel-processing city was founded in 1920s to exploit big reserves of copper, nickel, cobalt and coal. Norilsk has a number of metalworking, chemical and oil-refining industries. It also houses the head office of the world famous trust 'Norilsk nickel'.

Tags: Norilsk     



Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

  (Krasnoyarsk Territory)

Cities of the region

    Zheleznogorsk (Krasnoyarsk Krai)

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov   Historical Exhibitions  Palaeoecology  criminality  St. Petersburg  Moscow  Sokolniki Park  Russian startups  South Ural State University  Russian army  Moscow accommodation  Visual Arts  Paleontology  Exhibitions in Moscow  Vuchetich  Arctic  Russian scientists  Mobile Number Portability   Kazan  Russian Helicopters   Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Russian science  Mirax Group  RBK  Music and Art Festival "Tremolo"   Leningrad Region  Russian Music Instruments  Aquabus  Yehuda Pen  Krasnodar Territory  Fabio Capello  Russian economy  Mobile Planetarium  Russian business  Russian Cinema  Russian tourism  Russian churches  Moscow parks  Yekaterinburg  Russian oil  Valdai Region  Yevgeny Boratynsky  anniversary  Kerry Ellis  Nikolay Tarkhov  Numismatics  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Denisova Cave  Stay Home Online Events  FIFA world cup 2018 tickets 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites