View of the Salekhard

Salekhard (from Nenets "settlement on the Cape") - the administrative center of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. Located on Poluyskoy hill on the right bank of the Ob River. Covers an area of ​​1018 square kilometers.
Salekhard - the only city in the world, located at the latitude of the Arctic Circle.
The city has a long history. Salekhard (formerly Obdorsk, which translated from the Komi language means a place with Obi) was founded as a Cossack fortress in 1595. At that time it was the northernmost outpost of the Russian state. Subsequently Salekhard experienced many changes, but has always remained the administrative center.

In 1635 the town was renamed in Obdorsk outpost, and in the late 18th century and abolished altogether, with an outpost in the village transformed Obdorsk center Obdorsk parish Berezovsky county Tobolsk Province. At the same time, the Russian Obdorsk began to move to permanent residence, the city became a center of trade, it is an annual winter Obdorskaya fair turnover of more than 100 thousand rubles. Merchants brought here flour and bread products from metals and jewelery, cloth, wine and tobacco, and took away furs, walrus tusks, fish and bird feather.
In 1897, in the village, there were already 30 houses, okolo150 of shops and there were 500 residents, the main occupations were hunting, fishing and trade.
In Soviet times, became the capital of the newly formed Obdorsk Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, and in 1933 received a new name - Salekhard. Transformed into the city June 20, 1938
Today Salekhard is a modern center of cultural and business life.

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