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Gubkinsky (town)

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Country  Russia
Administrative center of  Gubkinsky Urban Okrug
Urban okrug  Gubkinsky Urban Okrug
Local time  Saturday 3:20 PM
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Federal subject  Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug
Administratively subordinated to  town of okrug significance of Gubkinsky
Administrative center of  town of okrug significance of Gubkinsky
Weather  -1°C, Wind SW at 23 km/h, 92% Humidity

Gubkinsky (Russian: Губкинский) is a town in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, located on the left bank of the Pyakupur River, south of Salekhard. Population: 23,335 (2010 Census); 20,407 (2002 Census); 9,676 (1989 Census).

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Map of Gubkinsky, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, 629830

History

The town is named after the Soviet geologist Ivan Gubkin. It was founded on April 22, 1986 as an oil-extracting settlement. Town status was granted to it in 1997.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is incorporated as the town of okrug significance of Gubkinsky—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of okrug significance of Gubkinsky is incorporated as Gubkinsky Urban Okrug.

References

Gubkinsky (town) Wikipedia


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