City seven larches

Labytnangi (with Khanty language — lapyt nangk — seven larches) — prefectural-level city in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District of the Tyumen region.

Labyt-Nangk — from the Khanty language means "Seven larches." In Khanty folklore is that the number "seven" has magical powers. In this case, larch for the indigenous people — the sacred tree. From this phrase was the name of the camp, and later the village, and then the city.

The administration of the city.

The city is situated on the left bank of the Ob River, opposite Salekhard, at the foot of the Polar Urals. Labytnangi is located just north of the Arctic Circle. City Labytnangi — the second, after Salekhard, the ancient city of Yamal and the poorest of the autonomous region.

The population of 27 thousand people.

View of the city on the right bank of the Ob, from Salekhard.

The first mention of Labytnangi relate to 1868, when on the banks of the Ob-ducts howled Last Khanty camp came under the same name. In the documents of the branch of the State Archives of the Tyumen region of Tobolsk, in the book of the Central Statistical Committee of the "List of localities according to the 1868" it says: "The settlement with duct howled-AM, three courtyards, 20 men, 18 women." 1868 — is the year of its foundation.

In the late 1920s, there was a production company created, and in 1932 appeared the farm. The main occupations of the collective farmers were fishing, hunting and reindeer herding.

In 1948 Labytnangi became a railway station when he was put into operation the first and only site 501st construction. December 15, 1952 received the status of the camp as part of the Ural region. September 28, 1956 submitted to the administrative jurisdiction of the Salekhard city council.

Successful transport scheme Labytnanog predetermined its role in the development of Yamal: at the beginning of the 1960s the village became a conduit for the development of gas condensate fields autonomous region and firmly established itself as the "Gateway of Yamal."

August 5, 1975 the village became a city district command.


Labytnangi — the center of the Yamal exploration. It is based Seismic Exploration powerful enterprise "Yamalgeofizika." About 95% of open fields on the Yamal oil and gas explored with the direct participation of "Yamalgeofizika."

Office of the enterprise.

Labytnangi — a unique starting point of the railway "Ob — Bovanenko — Harasavej." Construction of this transport artery has been of "Yamaltransstroi." The commissioning of the 'Bovanenkovo "line completed a transport scheme Labytnanog and opened an effective way for commercial development of the peninsula in 2012, begins commercial operation Bovanenkovskoye gas field.

Labytnangi — an outpost in the implementation of the "Ural — Industrial, Urals — Polar", the base city for the development of deposits of the Polar Urals, which according to experts is the whole periodic table. In the coming years will be built combined (road and railway) bridge across the Ob River in Salehard projected railroad along the eastern slope of the Polar Urals in Sverdlovsk region.

Church on the kilometer 0 w / e Ob-Bovanenko.

Labytnangi — Science Center of Yamal. Over 50 years it operated an environmental research hospital of the Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Labytnangi — forge winners of Olympic Games, World and European Championships in biathlon. Here is successfully operating a children's sports school of Olympic reserve Taras Akhatova. Recent advances pupils of the school — Albina Akhatova — a gold and two bronze medals at the Olympic Games in Turin (2006). After these victories deputies City Council unanimously awarded the illustrious compatriot title of "Honorary Citizen of the City", in 2000 it was awarded the title of her father — Hamit Akhatova.

Youth Taras Akhatova.

Hotel "Seven larch."

The city is actively turned the Fund Housing autonomous area.

New schools.

City hospital.


The main attraction of the city — the railway station, opened in 2003. Symbolizes the Arctic Circle.


Gymnasium Department.

Children's art school.

Polar Urals.

The train leaves in Vorkuta.

Decorations for a fantastic movie.

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