Raduzhny, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Raduschny (Russian Радужный ) is a town in western Siberia, in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District / Yugra (Russia) with 43 399 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).
The city is located north of the Ob in the West Siberian Plain, about 140 km north-east of Nizhnevartovsk the river Agan. The climate is continental.
Raduschny forms a separate urban district, which is surrounded by the territory of Rajons Nizhnevartovsk.
The city is connected by road with Nizhnevartovsk and has an airport.
Radushny was created in 1973 as a geologist and petroleum workers' settlement in connection with the development of the Warjegan - oil field ( Варьеганское месторождение ) and other deposits in the area. In 1985, the site of a town. The name is derived from the Russian word raduga ( радуга ) for rainbow.
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Culture and sights
Since 2000 there Raduschny in a small museum under the name Eco - ethnographic museum. The museum is mainly the culture of the Khanty and Nenets, the indigenous population of the area, dedicated.
Raduschny is a center of oil production. Here are, inter alia, the company Warjeganneftegas ( Варьеганнефтегаз ) Warjeganneft ( Варьеганнефть ) and Negusneft ( Негуснефть ) resident.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Alexei Volkov (* 1988), biathlete