Langepas (Russian Лангепас ) is a town in western Siberia, in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District / Ugra (Russia) with 41,670 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).
The city is located in the West Siberian Plain north of the Ob, at its Bayou Kajukowskaja ( протока Каюковская ), about 15 km from the main arm. The city is located approximately in the middle between Surgut and Nizhnevartovsk. The climate is continental.
The town forms a separate urban district, which is surrounded by the territory of Rajons Nizhnevartovsk.
Langepas is located on the railway line opened in 1979 Surgut - Nizhnevartovsk ( station name Langepassowski, Russian Лангепасовский ).
Langepas was created in 1980 as a petroleum workers' settlement Langepassowski and was already on August 15, 1985 city law. The naming took place after the name of a Mündungsarms of Watinski Jogan in the Ob, long -Pas (also in the spelling Langepas ), the Khanty words for squirrels and Bayou.
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Culture and sights
Since 1996 there has been in the city a small Ethnographic Museum, which is dedicated to the chanting of the culture of the indigenous population.
Langepas is a center of the oil industry. In the town is the headquarters of Langepasneftegaz ( Лангепаснефтегаз ), one of the three founding companies of the largest Russian oil company Lukoil.