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Arkhagelsk

 

Kargopol

 

Kenozere

  • About Kenozere , maps, official documents and others; Kenozersky National Park.

Kodino

  • Town Kodino Onega region of Arkhangelsk region.  News, weather, maps, background information, etc.

Koryazhma

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Kotlas

  • Official website of the municipal education - information about town, governments, public organizations, industry, small business,etc.
  • Unofficial site -  contains detailed history of the city, a brief description of its modern state, social organizations, musical groups, festivals, media, photos.
  • My Kotlas - an alternative site of the city. Contains A Short History of Kotlasa, timetable of trains, a photo album, etc.

 

Mezensky district

  • City Mezen - geography, map, a brief historical sketch. The material posted on the site of the People’s Encyclopedia of Russia My City.
  • Mezensky district - the official site. Official information, geography, tourism, nature, photography, etc.
  • Village Kimzha - Information for tourists, expeditions, photos, etc.

Mirny

  • The city of Mirny Administration - official site.
  • Mirny - unofficial site.
  • City Mirny - Historical background, geographical location. The material posted on the site of the People’s Encyclopedia of cities and regions of Russia My City.

 

Novaya Zemlya

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Novodvinsk

  • Novodvinsk  -  geography, photos, background information, etc.

Nyandoma

  • City Nyandoma  - Geography, map of the area, historical sketch. The material is located on the site of the People’s Encyclopedia of cities and regions of Russia My City.

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Onega

 

Severodvinsk

 

Solvychegodsk

  • City Solvychegodsk  - The historical background, geographical location, population size from year to year. The material posted on the site of the People’s Encyclopedia of cities and regions of Russia My City.

 

Velsk

Solovetsky Islands

 

 

Komi

 

Syktyvkar

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Chernogolovka

Ezhva

 

Sosnogorsk

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Sysola Region of the Komi Republic

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Syktyvdinsky

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Troitsk-Pechorsk Region of the Komi Republic

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Ust-Kulom Region of the Komi Republic

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Usogorsk

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Inta

Intinsky

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Izhma

  • Izhma.ru - The site of Izhme and izhemtsah - original ethnographic group of people Komi - izvatas; also information on the economy, culture, history, social and Izhmy izhemtsev.
  • Photos

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Koigorodok Region of the Komi Republic

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Pechora

 

Ukhta

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Usinsk

Ust-Vym Region of the Komi Republic

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Vorkuta

 

 

Nenets Autonomous District

 

Naryan-Mar

 

Oma

  • Oma -  village, standing on the same river in northern Russia in the Nenets Autonomous District, 10 kilometers from the northern polar circle.  The history of the village, location on the map, photographs, etc.

Novaya Zemlya

  • Novaya Zemlya in Wikipedia
  • Novaya Zemlya  - history of settling on and developing of the Archipelago, climate, flora and fauna, geology. Novaya Zemlya  under the Soviet power and during the WWII. There is a page on the nuclear testing site. Also photos


     

     

     

Russia 

Information on Murmansk Oblast, Republic of Karelia, Arkhangelsk, Nenets Autonomous Oblast and Republic of Komi

 

 

Alakurtti

  • Alakurtti - about the village, history, nature, photos.

Apatity

Kandalaksha

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Kovdor

Kirovsk

Murmansk (engpyc)

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Monchegorsk

  • Monchegorsk portal - general information, tourist info, history, photos, culture and nature.
  • Weather

 

Nickel (Wikipedia: Nikkeli)

  • Tourist info - hotels, restaurants and tourism companies - in English

 

Olenogorsk

  • Olenogorks portal - administration, photos, companies, telephone catalogues, history
  • Olenegorsk - informal urban site (translator)

Polyarnyie Zori

Polyarnyy

Closed Cities of the Murmansk Region (ZATO map)

In the Murmansk Region there are several so-called "Closed Administrative Territorial Formation", or ZATO (zakrytye administrativno-territorial’nye obrazovaniia). During the Cold War they were often referred to as the "Secret Cities." All of the closed cities in the Murmansk region holds naval bases of the Northern fleet. They are know under different names. Today’s offical name is listed first. In addition to Polyarnyy and Severomorsk, there are four closed cities:  Ostrovnoy (Gremikha, Murmansk-140),  Zaozersk (Zapdnaya Litsa, Murmansk-150), Skalistyy (Gadzhievo, Murmansk-130) and Snezhogorsk (Murmansk-60). Some of the ZATO have their own offical web-sites (only in Russian):

Severomorsk 

 

Republic of Karelia

Republic of Karelia 

Kareliainfo.org - Internet guide to information services on the Republic of Karelia

Karelian tourism portal - Tourist Information Center is a new form for providing tourism-related information and interacting with travel industry.

Maps of Karelia - Karelia on the map of Northern Europe; map of administrative division;map of population density;  Transportation;Tourist companies and Attractions;cultural institutions; museums 

Petrozavodsk

 

Kostomuksha

Lakhdenpokhya (Lahdenpohja) - Background information: the history of the city and its environs, the events of contemporary life, information on individual companies and institutions, photo gallery, the work of urban art school students, etc.

Medvezhyegorsk  - information about city: history and photographs of the city; timetable of trains. (translator)

Sortavala

Heninen.net - information about villages in the Republic of Karjala and history of Karelia