Special attention was paid to public education. In 1940, 46 schools in the district were trained 4500 students, there were 28 boarding schools for indigenous children. In 1940, 10 libraries were 53 thousand books, there were five houses of Nenets, eight red tents, two cultural base. Public education has consistently solved the problem of introducing intermediate, and then a decade of teaching children. Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug) is a constituent entity of the Russian Federation that is part of the Tyumen Region. It is located in the Urals Federal District. The administrative center of the Autonomous Okrug is the town of Salekhard. It borders with the Nenets Autonomous District in the north-west, the Republic of Komi in the west, the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra in the south, the Krasnoyarsk Territory in the east, and the Kara Sea from the north.     Winter is the longest climatic season in the district. In the Arctic, winter lasts eight months. The average January temperature at the New Port is -24 ° C, on the Taz and Gydan peninsulas is -27 ° C. The absolute minimum temperature is -61 ° C (TarkoSale). The thickness of the snow cover on the eastern slopes of the Urals reaches 60-70 cm, in the basin of the middle course of the Taz river 80-85 cm. The duration of the period with stable frosts in Salekhard is 200 days, in the tundra of Yamal and Gydan – more than 210 days. [ngg_images source=”albums” display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_compact_album” gallery_display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” galleries_per_page=”0″ enable_breadcrumbs=”1″ enable_descriptions=”0″ override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]