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En NameNorilsk
Ru NameНорильск
Image SkylineFirsthouse.jpg
Image CaptionThe first house built in Norilsk in 1921
Map Label Positionright
Image FlagFlag of Norilsk (Krasnoyarsk kray).png
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Norilsk (Krasnoyarsk kray).png
Federal SubjectKrasnoyarsk Krai
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurNorilsk Urban Okrug
Pop 2010census175300
Pop 2010census Rank102nd
Pop 2002census134832
Pop 2002census Rank122nd
Established Date1935
Postal Codes663300-663341
Dialing Codes3919
DateOctober 2009

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Norilsk ( ) is an industrial city in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located between the Yenisei River and the Taymyr Peninsula. It was granted city status in 1953. It is the northernmost city in Siberia and the world's second largest city (after Murmansk) north of the Arctic Circle. Norilsk, Yakutsk, and Vorkuta are the only large cities in the continuous permafrost zone. Population:

MMC Norilsk Nickel, a mining company, is the principal employer in the Norilsk area. The city is served by Norilsk Alykel Airport and Norilsk Valek Airfield. Due to the intense mining, the city is one of the ten most polluted cities in the world.

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