Kyra, Russia

Kyra (Russian: Кыра) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Kyrinsky District of Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia. Population: 4,563 (2010 Census);[1] 4,654 (2002 Census);[4] 5,101 (1989 Census).[5]

Kyra
Кыра
Location of Kyra
Kyra is located in Russia
Kyra
Kyra
Location of Kyra
Kyra is located in Zabaykalsky Krai
Kyra
Kyra
Kyra (Zabaykalsky Krai)
Coordinates: 49°34′N 111°58′E / 49.567°N 111.967°E / 49.567; 111.967Coordinates: 49°34′N 111°58′E / 49.567°N 111.967°E / 49.567; 111.967
CountryRussia
Federal subjectZabaykalsky Krai[1]
Administrative districtKyrinsky District[1]
Founded1728Edit this on Wikidata
Population
 • Total4,563
 • Capital ofKyrinsky District[1]
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[2])
Postal code(s)[3]
423350Edit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID76624425101

GeographyEdit

The village is located in the area of the Khentei-Daur Highlands on the left bank of the Kyra River, near the Russian-Mongolian border.[6]

TransportationEdit

A local road to the north through the selo of Mordoy connects Kyra to the regional road A167, which leads to the border with Mongolia to the south and Aksha, Duldurga, and Darasun to the north. Local roads also connect to the rural localities of Gavan and Bilyutuy.

ClimateEdit

Kyra has a borderline subarctic/humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dwc/Dwb) with very dry, severely cold winters and warm, wet summers.

Climate data for Kyra
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 2.3
(36.1)
11.7
(53.1)
20.4
(68.7)
28.8
(83.8)
35.2
(95.4)
39.2
(102.6)
39.0
(102.2)
39.1
(102.4)
31.0
(87.8)
26.8
(80.2)
14.5
(58.1)
6.8
(44.2)
39.2
(102.6)
Average high °C (°F) −13.5
(7.7)
−6.9
(19.6)
1.0
(33.8)
10.2
(50.4)
18.6
(65.5)
23.7
(74.7)
24.9
(76.8)
22.9
(73.2)
17.2
(63.0)
8.2
(46.8)
−3.8
(25.2)
−11.8
(10.8)
7.6
(45.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −20.6
(−5.1)
−15.5
(4.1)
−7.2
(19.0)
2.3
(36.1)
10.0
(50.0)
15.8
(60.4)
18.3
(64.9)
16.1
(61.0)
9.6
(49.3)
1.0
(33.8)
−10.5
(13.1)
−18.2
(−0.8)
0.1
(32.2)
Average low °C (°F) −27.7
(−17.9)
−24.0
(−11.2)
−15.4
(4.3)
−5.7
(21.7)
1.4
(34.5)
7.9
(46.2)
11.6
(52.9)
9.3
(48.7)
1.9
(35.4)
−6.2
(20.8)
−17.2
(1.0)
−24.6
(−12.3)
−7.4
(18.7)
Record low °C (°F) −46.0
(−50.8)
−44.8
(−48.6)
−37.9
(−36.2)
−25.0
(−13.0)
−12.6
(9.3)
−4.2
(24.4)
−1.5
(29.3)
−6.3
(20.7)
−11.8
(10.8)
−28.6
(−19.5)
−35.8
(−32.4)
−45.0
(−49.0)
−46.0
(−50.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2
(0.1)
2
(0.1)
5
(0.2)
11
(0.4)
22
(0.9)
58
(2.3)
115
(4.5)
93
(3.7)
43
(1.7)
11
(0.4)
5
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
370
(14.6)
Average relative humidity (%) 75.3 67.4 59.3 49.9 49.5 56.3 64.1 65.0 60.1 61.3 70.6 75.5 62.9
Mean monthly sunshine hours 179 206 256 258 292 277 253 245 231 220 176 153 2,746
Source 1: Roshydromet (1981-2010)[7]
Source 2: climatebase.ru (precipitation days, humidity and sunshine hours)[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f 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. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  3. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  4. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  5. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  6. ^ Krasny Chikoy in the Enzyklopädie Transbaikaliens (Russian)
  7. ^ "КЛИМАТ КЫРЫ". Pogodaiklimat.ru. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  8. ^ "Kyra climate 1927–2012". climatebase.ru. Retrieved February 17, 2015.