Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Surgut (Russian: Cургут soor-GOOT) is the largest city in Khantia-Mansia, the unofficial capital of oil-extraction of Russia.
Not the administrative capital the city, however, possesses 300,000 strong population, the largest in the region, which is not too typical for Russia. Naturally growing population is the other distinctive feature of the city.
GeographyThe city is located at the North of Western Siberia at the right bank of the river Ob', 250km east of Khanty-Mansiysk and 708km north-east of Tyumen.
ClimateClimate-wise Surgut belongs to the Extreme North zone, winter lasts for seven months. The average temperature of January is −20,9 °C. July averages on +17,4 °C.
By trainDirect train from Tyumen (#939) and Nizhnevartovsk (#952).
By planeDomestic flights from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Omsk, Tyumen, Khanty-Mansiysk, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Perm, Ufa, Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd etc.
International flights from Baku and Kiev, including charter ones from Bangkok and Hurghada.
By boatThe river port doesn't serve passenger transportation.
phone: +7 346 2516808address: ul. 30 let Pobedy 21/2Opened in 1992 and built up from scratch this museum hosts both a permanent exhibition of the region art and culture as well as several rotating exhibitions on modern art.
Holy Transfiguration Cathedraladdress: ul. Melik-Karamova, 76/1
- Historical-cultural center "Old Surgut".
- Museum of regional studies.
- Tundrino - old Russian village with 19th century church.
- Lyantor - village of Khanti of Pim river. You will see the museum and ethnic park with traditional Khanti habitats.