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Naryan-Mar (meaning “Red town” in the Nenets language) is a town in Russia with a population of about 25 thousand people, the administrative center and the only town in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

It is located in the Arctic Circle, in the lower reaches of the Pechora River, 110 km from the Barents Sea. The distance from Moscow to Naryan-Mar is about 1,500 km, from Arkhangelsk – 660 km. The nearest railway station – Usinsk – is located at a distance of 350 km. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

Naryan-Mar, Russia, photo 1

aerial view of Naryan-Mar

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A trip to Naryan-Mar by winter road

Naryan-Mar city is the capital of Nenets Autonomous Okrug located behind the Arctic Circle (permafrost zone, polar night during December and January).

The city is the main base of exploring Timano-Pechorskaya gas and oil province. The following photos were captured by Russian photo blogger Frederick Taer during his journey to Naryan-Mar.

Travelling to Naryan-Mar city, Russia


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