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Chukotka Autonomous Okrug

Coat of arms of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug

The Chukotka Autonomous Okrug occupies a significant part of the territory of the Russian Autonomous Federation in the Far East. Sometimes it is also called the Edge of the Earth: unpopulated vast space, eternal frost, icing and snow, terrible thorny winds do not contribute to living in this place.

The borders of the district touch the sea with one of the largest powers in the world - the US, it would seem, is so far away. Therefore, strict laws are in force in this territory: entry into the territories closest to America is only carried out with the permission of the Border Guard Service, and foreigners, in turn, can enter the Chukchi land only with the permission of the FSB.

Climatic living conditions

Despite the severity of the climate, people have nevertheless adapted to living in these places. The population of Chukotka, the seventh largest in the country's county, is about 50-60 thousand people of local nationalities (Russians, Chukchi, Evens, Yukagirs, Eskimos). For the indigenous population, the crafts they are engaged in have not changed significantly. They still prefer traditional ones such as hunting wild animals, divorcing deer and fishing. People seem to be happy about new technologies and benefits that they can get using technology, but they are not willing to engage in economic growth to provide themselves with modern vital resources.

Natural "attractions" edge

Nature is the main wealth of this part of the territory, which every inhabitant is proud of. It is akin to a white desert, where you can see walruses, whales, polar bears, deer and other wild animals. No tourist will remain indifferent when he sees the northern lights, indescribable beauty. Even more impressions will remain after riding on dogs, deer, quad bikes, snowmobiles and skis. In summer you can arrange unforgettable rafting along the rivers. The largest rivers are Anadyr, Omolon, Velikaya, Amguema. They delight both residents and tourists with their majesty and livestock.

Chukchi lands are not only deserted places. Anadyr - the capital of the district, can please you with high-rise buildings with paintings on the walls and various institutions for cultural pastime. Of course, the choice is not so great as in the big cities of the country, but after all, and do not sit out hours on a chair tourists come there. There are beautiful nature reserves, a number of wildlife sanctuaries and a unique animal and plant world.

The customs are almost the same as all others, but the people of their Holiness honor them: children from childhood are taught love for their native land and parents, they instill skills of a healthy lifestyle, love for national songs, dances and traditional sports. To plunge into the local flavor means to get an unforgettable experience for the rest of your life.

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