Residents of Yamal wrote the geographical dictation. The head of the region Dmitry Artyukhov tested his knowledge
15:35 11 ноября 2018
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An educational event — the geographical dictation organized by the Russian geographical society took place on the 11th of November in the National library of Yamal. The event was attended by the Governor of Yamal Dmitry Artyukhov.
The geographical dictation has been conducted in the region for the fourth time, and every year it is gaining popularity. By tradition, it was possible to write a dictation both in person on specially organized venues and online on the website of the project.
The dictation lasted 45 minutes. The participants had to answer 30 questions from the sphere of geography, ecology, culture and history of Russia. Each participant was assigned an individual identification number being included in the blank form. According to this number the participants will be able to check their results on the website of the Russian geographical society after the 30th of November.
Dmitry Artyukhov is not a novice in the educational event, he wrote the geographical dictation in 2015. According to him, this dictation helps to refresh knowledge, constantly being busy with self-development.
Dmitry Artyukhov thanked everyone who, despite the severe weather, came to test their knowledge of geography.
“We are the happiest people because we live in our great country with amazing nature and unique wealth. I am glad that every year the action is gaining momentum, and residents of Yamal actively joined this event”, he said.
In addition, the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug promised to participate in the Total dictation, which will be held in April, 2019.