Kamchatka is a 1,250 km-long 270,000 km peninsula in the Russian Far East, protruding into the northern Pacific Ocean. Kamchatka Krai is a county which also includes parts of the Russian mainland, and some small islands.

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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is the capital and largest city on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.

Yelizovo is a small city of 40,000 on the Avacha RIver near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Kamchatka, Russia most notable for hosting the only commercial airport on Kamchatka.


Esso is a village in Kamchatka's central region, 520km north of the capital.

Nalychevo Nature Park is located in the Kamchatka peninsula in the Russian Far East.


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Other Names for Kamchatka

  • Finnish:  Kamtšatkan aluepiiri
  • French:  Kraï de Kamtchatka
  • Norwegian:  Kamtsjatskaja oblast
  • Norwegian Bokmål:  Kamtsjatka
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:  Kamtsjatka
  • Russian:  Камчатская область, Камчатский край
  • Swedish:  Kamtjatka

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