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Nivsky

Nivsky is a rural inhabited locality under the administrative jurisdiction of the town of Kandalaksha, Murmansk Oblast, Russia. It is located beyond the Arctic Circle, on the Kola Peninsula at a height of above the sea level.

Nivsky was founded in 1929 as a settlement for the construction workers building a hydroelectric plant. Work settlement status was granted to it on JuneĀ 6, 1933 by the Resolution of the Central Executive Committee of the Karelian ASSR, but it was demoted to a rural locality in 1995. When Kandalakshsky District of the Karelian ASSR was transferred to Murmansk Oblast in 1938, Nivsky became a part of the latter.