Wednesday, 6 March 2013


Palana is an urban locality and the administrative center of Koryak Okrug of Kamchatka Krai, Russia. It is located on the west coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula on the right bank of the Palana River, within 8 kilometers from the Sea of Okhotsk. Population: 3,154; 3,928; 4,343.Administratively, Palana is subordinated to Tigilsky District. Municipally, it is incorporated as Palana Urban Okrug. It is served by Palana Old Airport and Palana New Airport. Palana serves as a social, political, and cultural center of the okrug. There are several dance ensembles, both professional and amateur, in Palana. Internet access is provided by KamchatSvyazInform from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.