The Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District (the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District) 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.