Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky with height (PHOTOS)

Author of the report — Slava Stepanov (LJ Gelio)

Petropavlovsk-Kamatsky — the administrative center of the Kamchatka region. Located in the southeastern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula on the shores of the bay Avachinskaya Pacific. The city’s population of about 180 thousand people. On the other cities of Russia Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is bound only by air and sea links. Near the city of towering active volcanoes — Koryak and Avachinskaya hills.


Peter and Paul fort founded by Vitus Bering on the site of the village Aushin October 17, 1740.
Named after the ship "Saint Peter" and "St. Paul", which came expedition.

The main transport gateway Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky — Avachinskaya Bay
The second largest bay in the world, after Australia’s Port Jackson, it is able to accommodate all of the world fleet.
In addition, it is the deepest natural harbors in the world. Place the base of the dislocation Russian Pacific Fleet.

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is south of Moscow about the same latitude with Manchester and Dublin.
However, the climate of the city is much more severe than at similar latitudes in Europe and colder than in the European part of Russia.

Distance to Moscow 11900 km (fly about 9 hours).
Time difference between Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Moscow — 8:00.
When the sun rises here in Moscow just go to bed.

Peter and Paul’s Bay lip. Commercial Sea Port

The main branch of the economy of the city is fishing and fish processing.
In recent years, gaining power and mining.
The city has offices of companies engaged in production of gold, nickel, platinum, and silver.

Active volcano Koryak (altitude 3456 meters)

East coast of Kamchatka, the Kuril Islands and Japan — the most seismically active place on the planet.
Since 1971, around 200 km from the city occurred on 6 earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or more points.
So many of the houses in the city further strengthened ribs, which would increase the seysmonadezhnost.

Downtown area
Lenin Square, and St. Nicholas Kultuchnoe Lake Volcano

KP (Komsomolskaya Square), street Border

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