KhMAO cities, list of leaders in population growth

KhMAO cities, list of leaders in population growth
KhMAO cities, list of leaders in population growth

Leading positions in oil production are occupied by only 3 districts in our country. Lists of cities in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, YaNAO and Tatarstan are in the public domain. These regions account for more than 65% of the country's total oil production. And another interesting fact is that Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug is still in the lead in the list, the share of oil production of which is 50%. Therefore, it is here that the standard of living of every person is high, not even employed in the extraction of black gold.


Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug is truly the richest region of our country, but only after Moscow. The region is not experiencing an economic downturn even now. All able-bodied population has high incomes, and local authorities are doing everything to ensure a high level of social protection for the disabled population. As a result, the population is steadily growing. This happens due to natural growth and migrants.

The county administration supports residents, higher education is available to everyone, and there are many housing programs. People call the region Russian Kuwait.

The density of living in the district is very low, on average, 2.7 residents have 1 square. km. The bulk of the population lives in cities aroundoil producing and refining enterprises.

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Composition of the district

According to the statistics of 2017, the list of cities in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug consists of 16 territorial units. There are only 2 large cities in the district, this "pair" does not even include the center of the administrative unit of Russia - Khanty-Mansiysk.

1. The city of Surgut with a population of 360 thousand people. The history of the settlement begins in 1594. The city is an important transport hub for the entire district, located on the banks of the Ob River.

2. The city of Nizhnevartovsk with a population of 274 thousand people. The settlement was founded in 1909, and the status of the city was granted in 1972. The city is located on the banks of the Ob River and is one of the main oil producing and processing centers throughout the country.


The list of cities in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug with a large number of population ends with the two above. The list of cities with a population of 100 to 250 thousand people includes only one territorial unit - Nefteyugansk. According to data for 2017, a little more than 126 thousand people live here.

The city is practically saturated with black gold. There is a joke here that the whole history of the city is written not with blood, but with oil. Previously, only geologists lived in the village. And as soon as oil flowed from one of the wells in 1962, the village gradually began to transform into a city that is known throughout the Russian Federation. The average age of people living here is 33 years old, that is, the settlement is quite young.

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Medium-sized cities

Further, the list of cities in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug can be represented alphabetically as follows.

City name

Population, persons


Khanty-Mansiysk, the capital

98 692


64 846


57 765


48 283


43 534


43 157


40 798


40 559


39 841


37 150


29 456


20 142

The last one in the list of cities is Pokachi. However, it cannot even be classified as average in size, as it is home to only 18,000 people as of 2015.


Despite the sharply continental climate with harsh and long winters, the city's population is steadily growing. In 2016, a little more than 63 thousand people lived here, and in 2017 there were already 1,370 more people. Near the citythere is a settlement called Ortyagun with subordination to Kogalym, it has only 142 people who mainly serve the railway bypass.

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This is another one of the cities in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug with a large population. 43 thousand people live in it. No other settlements are included in the city district. On the territory of the city, although a small, but still increase in population is observed. For example, in 1980, a little more than 2 thousand people lived here, in 1992 already 30 thousand, and so on.


The first well of the Samotlor oil field was drilled in the city of Megion, so the city was formed here. The population as of 2017 is 48,283, together with the village of Vysoky - 55,251 people. The city's name is associated with the Mega River, which flows into the Ob at this point.

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The list of cities and towns of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug includes the city of Lyantor, which occupies one of the last places in the ranking of the district. It belongs to the Surgut region. The settlement is located on the Pima River, a tributary of the Ob. The region belongs to the regions of the Far North. The climatic conditions here are quite difficult, the average January temperature is 22 degrees. Snow cover persists from October to May. As of 2017, 39,800 people live in the city. Since 2016, there has been a decline in the population, in 2015 there were 40,135 people.

Beloyarsky district

The area was formed back in1988, it currently (2017) is home to 29,390 people. The population density in the area is very low, approximately 0.7 people per 1 sq. km. km. The territorial unit consists of 1 city - Beloyarsky, and 6 rural settlements.

Villages have an average of 1,400 people. These are Polnovat, Kazym, Sosnovka, Verkhnekazymsky, Lykhma and Sorum.

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Leaders in population growth

To this day, the cities of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug and YNAO are recognized as leaders in terms of population growth. Regrettably, but if we take statistics throughout Russia, then the population is slowly but surely dying out. Completely different trends are observed in these two regions.

The leader in the list is the city of Khanty-Mansiysk. If we compare the current time with 1989, then the population growth was more than 170%. Most of the inhabitants of the city appeared in the "zero", when there was an opportunity not only to survive, but even to earn very well.

In general, the YNAO (+23%) and KhMAO (+22%) in terms of population growth over the past 25 years could not overtake only Dagestan and Ingushetia.

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