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Nizhnevartovsk is a city in Russia, Khanty-Mansia, that serves as administrative center of Nizhnevartovsk district. It is located 30 km away from the Tomsk Oblast border along the right bank of the Ob River beside Samotlor oil field.Since the 1960s – an age of active exploration of West Siberia's oil fields – the small settlement began to grow rapidly, and nowadays it has become a modern and comfortable city.Population: 251,694 (2010 Census); 239,044 (2002 Census);HistoryIt was founded in 1909; its development into a large city was boosted in the 1960s by the discovery of the Samotlor Oil Field, the largest in the country. Town status was granted to it on March 9, 1972.GeographyLocationNizhnevartovsk is situated in the Sredneobskaya Lowland of West Siberian Plain, in the middle course of the Ob River on its northern bank. Geographical coordinates are.ClimateUnder the Köppen climate classification, using the 0°C isotherm, Nizhnevartovsk features a boreal climate (Dfcb).Winters are cold and humid, and prevailing wind patterns that blow from the South. The daily mean temperature in January, the city's coldest month, is -25.8°C. Summers are typically warm and humid, but short, with a daily mean temperature of 18.2°C in July. Transitional seasons are short.
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