Kayerkan (Russian: Кайерка́н), located in the northern part of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia and in the southern part of the Taymyr Peninsula, was a town under jurisdiction of Norilsk in 1982–2005. In 2005, the town was incorporated into Norilsk, even though it is located 20 km away from its center. Population: 27,116 (2002 Census); 27,881 (1989 Census).

Kayerkan
Кайерка́н
Ice Sports Palace in Kayerkan
Ice Sports Palace in Kayerkan
Coat of arms of Kayerkan
Location of Kayerkan
Kayerkan is located in Russia
Kayerkan
Kayerkan
Location of Kayerkan
Kayerkan is located in Krasnoyarsk Krai
Kayerkan
Kayerkan
Kayerkan (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Coordinates: 69°22′N 87°44′E / 69.367°N 87.733°E / 69.367; 87.733Coordinates: 69°22′N 87°44′E / 69.367°N 87.733°E / 69.367; 87.733
CountryRussia
Federal subjectKrasnoyarsk Krai
Founded1943
Population
 • Total27,116
 • Subordinated tokrai city of Norilsk
 • Capital ofkrai city of Norilsk
 • Urban okrugNorilsk Urban Okrug
 • Capital ofNorilsk Urban Okrug
Postal code(s)[2]
663340, 663341Edit this on Wikidata
Websitewww.norilsk-city.ru

HistoryEdit

The settlement of Kayerkan was established in 1943 in relation with coal mining in the area. It was granted status of work settlement in 1957, and that of a town in 1982.

PopulationEdit

Demographic Evolution
Year 1959 1970 1979 1989 2002 2005
Population 5.200 4.700 18.000 27.800 27.100 27.300

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  2. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)