Russia – Mirny

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📍 Mirny, RU
☁ -45.51°C
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  • Humidity 💧 63%
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  • Wind 🍃 0.42 km/h
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    -43.16°C
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    -28.56°C
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Several webcams are situated in the city of Mirny.

Mirny, a city in Russia, is a significant urban settlement and serves as the administrative center of the Mirny district in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The area is renowned for hosting multiple expansive quarries, diamond mining sites, and processing plants, earning the city titles like the diamond region’s capital or Russia’s diamond capital.

Mirny emerged as a village adjacent to a diamond-rich site—the Mir kimberlite diamond-bearing pipe, from which it derives its name. In 1959, the village was granted city status.

Situated in the western part of Yakutia, along the Irelyakh River in the Vilyuya basin, Mirny is 1072 km away from the republic’s capital, Yakutsk, via the Vilyuy highway or 820 km by air.

Mirny lies in the northernmost part of the temperate zone in the Northern Hemisphere, experiencing a sharply continental climate. Winters are severely cold, and summers, though brief, are relatively warm. The city is categorized as a region within the Far North.

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