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ID: 1057291
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Naryan Mar (inhabited place)  Naryan Mar (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 67 37 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 67.6167  decimal degrees
Long: 053 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 53.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Naryan Mar is located on the Pechora River, near the mouth of the Arctic Ocean. Its name means "red town" in the Nenets language. It serves as a base for oil exploration on the mainland and on the continental shelf in the Barents Sea. It has a local museum and a teacher-training institute.

Names:
Naryan Mar (preferred,C,V)
Nar'yan Mar (C,V)
Nar'jan-Mar (C,V)
Narian-Mar (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Nenets (autonomous district)  ............  Nenets (autonomous district) (P)
Hierarchy of Naryan Mar (inhabited place)  ................  Naryan Mar (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1933 in connection with development of nearby Pechora coalfield
town (C)  ............  incorporated in 1935
regional capital (C)
inland port (C)
fishing community (C)
timber center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Narian-Mar..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 519
Nar'jan-Mar..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 519
Nar'yan Mar..........  [VP]
.......................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Naryan Mar..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 136
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 519
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 136
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) vol. 8

 

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