The City of Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky, Technical, Scientific and Cultural Center in Russia.
City of Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky is the administrative center of Kamchatka Krai of Russia .This city is known as one of the most important industrial, technical, scientific and cultural centers of Kamchatka Krai. The total population of the city is 180,000. It is the 100th largest city of Russia by population.
This city is nearly 4200 miles distant from Moscow city. This city is situated on Avachin bay and known for its fishing industry.
History of Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky
It was founded in 1740 by a Danish navigator named Vitus Bering. The new settlement was named as Petropavlovsk after the two ships of the navigator. Since that time, the city has become one of the main centers of fishing.
Climate of Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky
The climate of the city is more boreal. The precipitation averages is around 1000mm. Winter are mild when the average temperature in January is - 4 C.The temperature in summers is around 14C. Thee mild climatic conditions attracts tourists around the world.
Educational Institutes of Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky
There are 13 main higher education institutions in Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky. Kamchatka State Technical University is the main institute of the area.
Economy of Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky
The economy of the city is based on the fishing industry and sea food processing plants. Progressive foreign investments are shown in the fishing industry of this area.
Tourism in Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky
Paratunskiye Hot Springs, Mishennaya Sopka, Gorely Volcano, Avachinsky bay, Kamchatka Regional Museum of Local Lore are the famous tourist spots here.