Administrative district Kholmogory District
mayor Tatyana Ivanchenkova
|Federal subject Arkhangelsk Oblast|
Town of district subordination Brin-Navolok
Area 24 km (9.3 sq mi)
Local time Friday 5:40 PM
|Weather 1°C, Wind S at 13 km/h, 85% Humidity|
Brín-Navolok (Russian: Брин-Наволок) is a town in northern Russia, located in the Arkhangelsk region. It is the namesake of the Brin-Navolok municipality, as well as its administrative and geographical centre.
- Map of Brin Navolok, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia, 164550
- Disputed value
- Cosmodrome Booster Impact
- Institutions of General secondary education
- Sister cities
- Printed publication
- The cathedrals, Parishes and Church Brin Navolok
Map of Brin-Navolok, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia, 164550
Brin-Navolok is situated on the west bank of the Northern Dvina Bay, about 130 km South-East of Arkhangelsk and 1,125 km North-East of Moscow. The nearest settlement is 34 km from the village of Emetsk, and 28 km from the nearest railway station in Kholmogory.
The town covers a total area of 19 square kilometers.
Brin-Navolok is the origin point of the route R1, beginning at the intersection of Federal highway M8, passing through the Kenozero national Park, and ending in the village of Prokshino.
The Russian reserve and the Antony of Siya monastery are located 19 km from Brin-Navolok.
Brin-Navolok, as well as all of the Arkhangelsk region, run on Moscow Time Zone(MSK/MSD).
Brin-Navolok also is the Union of all 26 settlements. Given this fact, the road signs locality "Brin-Navolok" on a white background, the Federal highway M8 (after reconstruction 2014) and R1 is installed on the boundaries of the municipality.
According to official statistics, the frequency of certain diseases, such as thyroid cancer, is higher than many other Russian towns.
Cosmodrome Booster Impact
In January 1983, the booster launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome fell on the ice of the Northern Dvina near Brin-Navolok. After an explosion which deformed ice within a 50 meter radius, the rocket sank to the floor of the bay. Heptyl rocket fuel was found in a large area around the impact site, including near Brin-Navolok.
Brin-Navolok's climate is that of the far North.
The climate is temperate, maritime, with long, moderately cold winters and short, cool summers. It is formed under the influence of the Northern seas and transfers air masses with Atlantic in small quantities solar radiation. The average January temperature is -12.8°C; in July it is 16.3 °C. The annual rainfall is 607 mm. The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C.
The climate is characterized by frequent weather changes, high humidity and a large number of days with precipitation. Although the cold air from the Siberian winter brings the temperature to around -30 degrees, thawing can occur during the winter some years. During the summer, hot air masses from the steppes of Kazakhstan can bring the heat to 30-35 degrees, though frost can still form on summer nights.
The highest recorded temperature in Brin-Navolok was 34.4 °C, recorded on July 13, 1972. The lowest recorded temperature was -45.2 °C, recorded on January 8, 1885.
Institutions of General secondary education
All major Russian telecoms provide cellular coverage to the Brin-Navolok area. Rostelecom provides home television and broadband Internet. All television and radio in Brin-Navolok is broadcast digitally. The town also receives the free digital television 64, as well as three major Russian radio and three local radio stations.