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Barnaul

Barnaul

Barnaul from the Ob River bridge
Barnaul from the Ob River bridge
Flag of Barnaul
Flag
Coat of arms of Barnaul
Coat of arms
Anthem: None[2]
Location of Barnaul
Barnaul is located in Russia
Barnaul
Barnaul
Location of Barnaul
Barnaul is located in Altai Krai
Barnaul
Barnaul
Barnaul (Altai Krai)
Coordinates: 53°20?N 83°45?E / 53.333°N 83.750°E / 53.333; 83.750Coordinates: 53°20?N 83°45?E / 53.333°N 83.750°E / 53.333; 83.750
CountryRussia
Federal subjectAltai Krai[1]
Established1730[3]
City status since1771[4]
Government
 o BodyCity Duma[5]
 o Head[7]Sergey Dugin[6]
Area
 o Total940 km2 (360 sq mi)
Elevation
180 m (590 ft)
Population
 o Total612,401
 o Estimate 
(2018)[10]
632,372 (+3.3%)
 o Rank21st in 2010
 o Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
 o Subordinated toCity of krai significance of Barnaul[1]
 o Capital ofAltai Krai[11], City of krai significance of Barnaul[1]
 o Urban okrugBarnaul Urban Okrug[12]
 o Capital ofBarnaul Urban Okrug[12]
Time zoneUTC+7 (MSK+4 Edit this on Wikidata[13])
Postal code(s)[14]
656000, 656002-656004, 656006, 656008, 656010-656012, 656015, 656016, 656018, 656019, 656021, 656023-656025, 656031, 656033, 656035-656039, 656043-656045, 656048-656050, 656052-656060, 656062-656068, 656700, 656880, 656890, 656899, 656905, 656960, 656961, 656963-656966, 656998, 656999, 901024, 901213
Dialing code(s)+7 3852
OKTMO ID01701000001
City DayOne of the weekend days in August or September[3]
Twin townsOskemen, ZaragozaEdit this on Wikidata
Website[<span%20class="url">.org barnaul.org%20barnaul<wbr/>.org]</span>]
Barnaul population
2010 Census612,401[9]
2002 Census600,749[15]
1989 Census601,811[16]
1979 Census533,263[17]

Barnaul (Russian: , IPA: [b?rn?'ul]) is a city and the administrative center of Altai Krai, Russia, located at the confluence of the Barnaulka and Ob Rivers in the West Siberian Plain. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 612,401.[9]

Geography

Barnaul is located in the forest steppe zone of the West Siberian Plain, on the left bank of the Ob River, at the confluence of the Barnaulka and the Ob.

The border with Kazakhstan is 345 kilometers (210 mi) to the south, which makes Barnaul the closest major city to the Altai Mountains. The city is also situated relatively close to the Russian border with Mongolia and the border with China.

Climate

The humid continental climate of Barnaul (Köppen Dfb) is defined by its geographical position at the southern end of the Siberian steppe: it is subject to long winters, with an average of -15.5 °C (4.1 °F) in January, but also enjoys a short warm season in the summer with an average temperature of 19.9 °C (67.8 °F) in July. Temperatures can vary in the extreme, from below -45 °C (-49 °F) in the winter to above 35 °C (95 °F) in the summer.

The climate is relatively dry. The average precipitation in the area is 433 millimeters (17.0 in) per year, 75% of which occurs during the region's warmer season.

Climate data for Barnaul
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 5.3
(41.5)
7.4
(45.3)
16.4
(61.5)
32.3
(90.1)
37.4
(99.3)
36.6
(97.9)
37.9
(100.2)
38.3
(100.9)
34.0
(93.2)
27.4
(81.3)
15.3
(59.5)
6.3
(43.3)
38.3
(100.9)
Average high °C (°F) -10.8
(12.6)
-8.1
(17.4)
-0.6
(30.9)
10.1
(50.2)
20.1
(68.2)
24.3
(75.7)
26.3
(79.3)
24.3
(75.7)
17.7
(63.9)
9.2
(48.6)
-2.2
(28.0)
-8.5
(16.7)
8.5
(47.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) -15.5
(4.1)
-13.7
(7.3)
-6.5
(20.3)
3.8
(38.8)
12.8
(55.0)
17.7
(63.9)
19.9
(67.8)
17.4
(63.3)
11.0
(51.8)
3.8
(38.8)
-6.3
(20.7)
-12.9
(8.8)
2.6
(36.7)
Average low °C (°F) -20.1
(-4.2)
-18.7
(-1.7)
-11.8
(10.8)
-1.2
(29.8)
6.5
(43.7)
11.6
(52.9)
14.0
(57.2)
11.6
(52.9)
5.6
(42.1)
-0.4
(31.3)
-10.0
(14.0)
-17.4
(0.7)
-2.5
(27.5)
Record low °C (°F) -48.2
(-54.8)
-42.9
(-45.2)
-35.5
(-31.9)
-27.6
(-17.7)
-8.8
(16.2)
-1.2
(29.8)
2.9
(37.2)
0.4
(32.7)
-7.8
(18.0)
-27.0
(-16.6)
-38.9
(-38.0)
-43.1
(-45.6)
-48.2
(-54.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 24
(0.9)
18
(0.7)
17
(0.7)
28
(1.1)
40
(1.6)
55
(2.2)
68
(2.7)
44
(1.7)
43
(1.7)
37
(1.5)
37
(1.5)
31
(1.2)
433
(17.0)
Average rainy days 0.4 1 3 12 17 16 17 15 16 14 6 1 118
Average snowy days 22 20 16 9 2 0.1 0 0 1 10 18 24 122
Average relative humidity (%) 78 76 74 63 55 64 70 70 69 73 79 79 71
Mean monthly sunshine hours 77 112 178 218 272 315 320 265 199 109 75 64 2,204
Source #1: pogoda.ru.net[18]
Source #2: NOAA (sun only, 1961-1990)[19]
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History

A historical wooden house used to be as the Imperator Restaurant (former Russian Tea Restaurant), now is under reconstruction

Ancient history

The area around the city has been inhabited by modern humans, Neanderthals and Denisovans, for hundreds of thousands of years. They settled here to take advantage of the confluence of the rivers, used for transportation and fishing.[20] In the late BC millennia, the locality was a centre of activity for Scythian and various Turkic peoples.[21]

Russian Empire

While 1730 is considered Barnaul's official establishment date, its first mention dates back to 1724.[3] It was granted city status in 1771.[4] Chosen for its proximity to the mineral-rich Altai Mountains and its location on a major river, it was founded by the wealthy Demidov family.[4] The Demidovs wanted to develop the copper in the mountains, and soon found substantial deposits of silver as well. In 1747, the Demidovs' factories were taken over by the Crown. Barnaul became the center of silver production of the entire Russian Empire.[22]

In 1914, Barnaul was the site of the largest draft riot in Russia during World War I. There were more than 100 casualties from the fighting.[23]

Maria Stepanovna (née Zudilova) (1912-1996) was born and lived as a child in this city. She later became the mother of American actresses Natalie Wood (born Natalia Zakharenko) and Lana Wood (born Lana Gurdin).[24] Her father Stepan was killed in the 1918 street fighting between the Whites and Reds following the Revolution. Afterward her mother took Maria and her siblings as refugees to Harbin, China. Maria married a Russian there, and they had a daughter Olga together. Maria eventually immigrated with Olga to the United States, where she married another Russian immigrant, from Vladivostok, and had two daughters with him.[24]

World War II

Over half of the light ammunition used by the Soviet Union in World War II is estimated to have been manufactured in Barnaul.[25]

Administrative and municipal status

Barnaul is the administrative center of the krai.[11] Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with the work settlement of Yuzhny and twenty-four rural localities, incorporated as the city of krai significance of Barnaul--an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the city of krai significance of Barnaul is incorporated as Barnaul Urban Okrug.[12]

Economy

View of central Barnaul in the summer of 2007
Modern apartment building, built in 2010

Barnaul is an important industrial center of Western Siberia. There are more than 100 industrial enterprises in the city, employing approximately 120,000 people. Leading industries include diesel and carbon processing; as well as production of heavy machinery, tires, furniture and footwear.[26]

Park in Barnaul
The Ob River in Barnaul

Transportation

Barnaul is located on the South Siberian, Turk-Sib and Omsk-Barnaul railway lines.[27]

Notable people

See also

References

Footnotes

  1. ^ a b c d e Law #28-ZS
  2. ^ According to Article 5 of the Charter of Barnaul, the official symbols of the city Archived February 24, 2017, at the Wayback Machine include only a flag and a coat of arms.
  3. ^ a b c Charter of Barnaul, Article 4
  4. ^ a b c . Moscow ? . 2003. pp. 36-38. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9.
  5. ^ Charter of Barnaul, Article 37
  6. ^ Official website of Barnaul. City Administration Archived June 22, 2017, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  7. ^ Charter of Barnaul, Article 46
  8. ^ Official website of Barnaul. Geography Archived June 2, 2017, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  9. ^ a b c Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "? 2010 ?.  1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. ? 2010 ? [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  10. ^ http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/doc_2018/bul_dr/mun_obr2018.rar; archive date: 26 July 2018; retrieved: 25 July 2018; archive URL: http://web.archive.org/web/20180726010024/http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/doc_2018/bul_dr/mun_obr2018.rar.
  11. ^ a b Charter of Altai Krai, Article 6
  12. ^ a b c Law #144-ZS
  13. ^ " ? ?". - ? (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved 2019.
  14. ^ . ?- ? . (Russian Post). (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  15. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). " , ? ? ? ?, ?, , ? ? - ? ? ? ? ? ? 3  ? ?" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities--Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). ? 2002 ? [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  16. ^ "? 1989 ?. ? ? ? , ? ? ?, , , ?, ? -?" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. ? 1989 ? [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). ? ? : [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  17. ^ "? 1979 ?. " [All Union Population Census of 1979. Ethnic composition of the population by regions of Russia] (XLS). ? 1979 ? [All-Union Population Census of 1979] (in Russian). 1979 – via Demoscope Weekly (website of the Institute of Demographics of the State University--Higher School of Economics.
  18. ^ "Weather And Climate - Climate Barnaul" (in Russian). Retrieved 2015.
  19. ^ "Climate Normals for Barnaul". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 2013.
  20. ^ "Different species of man used shelter for thousands of years l
  21. ^ Minns, Ellis Hovell (January 13, 2011). "Scythians and Greeks: A Survey of Ancient History and Archaeology on the North Coast of the Euxine from the Danube to the Caucasus". Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 2018 – via Google Books.
  22. ^ " ". new.hist.asu.ru. Archived from the original on July 25, 2012. Retrieved 2018.
  23. ^ Sanborn, Josh. "The Mobilization of 1917 and the Question of the Russian Nation." Slavic Review, Vol. 59, No. 2: pp. 267-89.
  24. ^ a b Lambert, Gavin (2004). Natalie Wood: A Life, London: Faber and Faber, p.8. ISBN 978-0-571-22197-4
  25. ^ [1]
  26. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 27, 2012. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  27. ^ "Barnaul". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019.
  28. ^ " ? "" ? ? ? ". Retrieved 2018.

Sources

  • ?. ? No789  20 ? 2008 ?. « ?  -- ? ?», ? . ? No766  31 2017 ?. «? ? ?  -- ? ? (? . ? 16.12.2016 No706)». ? ? ?  ? (15 ? 2008 ?.) ( , ? ? ? ? ? ). : " ?", No103, 15 ? 2008 ?. (Barnaul City Duma. Decision #789 of June 20, 2008 Charter of the Urban Okrug--the City of Barnaul of Altai Krai, as amended by the Decision #766 of March 31, 2017 On Amending the Charter of the Urban Okrug--the City of Barnaul of Altai Krai (rev. #706 of December 16, 2016). Effective as of the day of the official publication (July 15, 2008) (with the exception of clauses which take effect on different dates).).
  • ? . No3- 5 ? 1995 ?. « ( ) ? ?», ? . No118-  1 ? 2015 ?. «? ? ( ) ? ?». : " ", No100, 14 ? 1995 ?. (Altai Krai Legislative Assembly. #3-ZS June 5, 1995 Charter (Basic Law) of Altai Krai, as amended by the Law #118-ZS of December 1, 2015 On Amending the Charter (Basic Law) of Altai Krai. ).
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