Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug–Yugra (Russian and Mansi: Ханты-Мансийский автономный округ — Югра, Khanty-Mansiysky avtonomny okrug — Yugra; Khanty: Хӑнты-Мансийской Aвтономной Округ) or Khantia-Mansia is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug of Tyumen Oblast). It has a population of 1,532,243 as of the 2010 Census.[5]

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug–Yugra
Ханты-Мансийский автономный округ — Югра
Other transcription(s)
  KhantyХӑнты-Мансийской Aвтономной Округ
  MansiХанты-Мансийский Aвтономный Oкруг
Anthem: Anthem of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Coordinates: 62°15′N 70°10′E
CountryRussia
Federal districtUrals[1]
Economic regionWest Siberian[2]
Administrative centerKhanty-Mansiysk
Government
  BodyDuma
  GovernorNatalya Komarova[3]
Area
  Total534,800 km2 (206,500 sq mi)
  Rank9th
Population
 (2010 Census)[5]
  Total1,532,243
  Rank29th
  Density2.9/km2 (7.4/sq mi)
  Urban
91.5%
  Rural
8.5%
Time zoneUTC+5 (MSK+2 [6])
ISO 3166 codeRU-KHM
License plates86, 186
OKTMO ID71800000
Official languagesRussian[7]
Recognised languagesKhanty  Mansi[citation needed]
Websitehttp://www.admhmao.ru/
Map of Khantia-Mansia

The peoples native to the region are the Khanty and the Mansi, known collectively as Ob-Ugric people, but today the two groups only constitute 2.5% of the region's population. The local languages, Khanty and Mansi, enjoy special status in the autonomous okrug and along with their distant relative Hungarian are part of the Ugric branch of the Finno-Ugric languages. Russian remains the only official language.

In 2012, the majority (51%)[8] of the oil produced in Russia came from Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, giving the region great economic importance in Russia and the world. It borders Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug to the north, Komi Republic to the northwest, Sverdlovsk Oblast to the west, Tyumen Oblast to the south, Tomsk Oblast to the south and southeast and Krasnoyarsk Krai in the east.


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