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Magadan is the capital of Magadan region, Russian Far East, a port on the Sea of Okhotsk. It has shipyards, canning factories, and a major airport. A highway leads from Magadan to the gold-mining region on the upper Kolyma River. During the Stalin era, it was a major transit center for prisoners being sent to labor camps.

The following is a list of sites describing Magadan and Magadan Region. We hope this list will continue to grow as more communities become represented on the World Wide Web so please be sure to let us know if you are aware of any other sites.

  • About Magadan *

    A brief description of the city and a photogallery. (in Russian only)

  • Magadan Region (Russia) *

    Brief statistical information and Magadan region flag image.

  • May in Magadan *

    Larry Pearson's account and photos of his trip to this port city on the Sea of Okhotsk in the Russian Far East. An additional page, "People of Magadan" is accessible from here and also worth the visit.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Magadan *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Saint Petersburg *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this federal city.

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