Beloyarsky, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug

Beloyarsky (Russian Белоярский ) is a town in western Siberia, in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District / Ugra (Russia), with 20,283 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).


The city is located on the northern flank of the Siberian land back in the West Siberian Plain on Kasym, a right tributary of the Ob. The climate is continental.

The city is the administrative center of the homonymous Beloyarsky Rajons in the northwest of the Autonomous Okrug.


Beloyarsky was created in 1969 as a base for the construction of gas pipelines from the Yamal Peninsula on Nadym in the European part of Russia. The name refers to the bright rocks (Russian белый / bely - white, light ), the most steeply sloping riverbank (Russian яр / jar) emerge.

1973, the place became the urban-type settlement, 1988, he was awarded with the founding of the eponymous city Rajons law.


Note: Census data (1970 rounded)

Culture, Education and sights

In Beloyarsky there is a small Historical and Folk Museum. There are several regional branches of higher educational institutions.


Main economic activity is the operation and maintenance of natural gas pipelines through Tjumentransgas ( Тюментрансгаз ). After oil finds in the area companies such RITEKBelojarskneft ( РИТЭКБелоярскнефть ) began with the exploitation of resources.

Rather of local importance are Ren and fur farming and fishing, which are operated in Rajon.