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Uray

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Country  Russia
Administrative center of  Uray Urban Okrug
Local time  Monday 2:32 AM
Urban okrug  Uray Urban Okrug
Area  54.3 km²
Number of airports  1
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Federal subject  Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Administratively subordinated to  town of okrug significance of Uray
Administrative center of  town of okrug significance of Uray
Weather  -3°C, Wind SW at 18 km/h, 75% Humidity

Uray (Russian: Ура́й) is a town in Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug, located on the Konda River 350 kilometers (220 mi) from Khanty-Mansiysk. Population: 39,457 (2010 Census); 38,872 (2002 Census); 37,198 (1989 Census).

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Map of Uray, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia

History

It was founded as a settlement for oil field workers. It was granted town status in 1965.

Administrative and municipal status

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

Economy

Uray is the organizational center of the oil-extracting region. In 1960, the first oil field in Siberia—the Shaimskoye field—opened here). Uray is the starting point of the Shaim–Tyumen oilpipe line. TPP Uraуneftegaz OOO "LUKoil- Zapadnaya Sibir" oil reprocessor plant is located in Uray.

Other Uray's industries include food industry and housebuilding.

Transportation

The town is served by the Uray Airport.

References

Uray Wikipedia


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