The city Yugorsk lies in the west of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, between the Ob River and the Ural Mountains in the West Siberian Plain. The climate is continental.
The town forms a separate urban district, which is surrounded by the territory of Rajons Sovetsky.
Yugorsk is located on the railway line opened in 1969 Ivdel - Priobje; the name of the station is Geologitscheskaja ( Геологическая ).
The place as well as a forestry operation was in 1962 during the construction of the railway line Ivdel - Priobje under the name Komsomolski ( Комсомольский ). As early as 1963 he was awarded the status of an urban-type settlement. In 1992 the settlement was renamed Yugorsk and received city rights.
The name derives from the ancient name of Ugra ( Югра ) or Jugorien ( Югория, Jugorija ), which until the 17th century, called the lands between the Pechora and North Urals and the settlements of the Khanty-Mansiysk in Western Siberia in the 12th.
In 1996, the village Mansijski ( Мансийский ) and the settlement at the garrison of the Russian army Komsomolski -2 were incorporated.
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Education, Culture and sights
In Yugorsk there since 2001 a city museum on the history of the place and the main company Tjumentransgas, as well as the culture of the Khanty and Mansi.
2002, a Russian Orthodox church of Saint Sergius of Radonezh was built.
In Yugorsk branches exist several regional colleges ( business and law, forestry, electrical engineering).
By Yugorsk run multiple pipelines for transporting natural gas from the West Siberian assisted areas in the European part of Russia. Therefore, the largest company in the city is to Gazprom belonging Tjumentransgas ( Тюментрансгаз ).
The municipal operating Jugorskles ( Югорсклес ) operates alongside its core business, forestry ( with saw mills, furniture making) a brick factory and a sewing.