Baalkeyng

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Baalkeyng
Baaʔlkeiŋ
Monument to the first Ngeyv satellite, launched from Baalkeyng
Monument to the first Ngeyv satellite, launched from Baalkeyng
Country Ngeyvger
Area
 • Total56 km2 (22 sq mi)
Population
 • Total32,243
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)

Baalkeyng (pronunciation: /bɑl'keɪŋ/, native pronunciation: /bä:ʔl̩keiŋ/) is a city in Ngeyvger, noted for its role as the center of the Ngeyv space programme and operating headquarters of the Ngeyv Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

Etymology

Baalkeyng comes from baaʔl, "star," and keiŋ, "city."

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Climate

Baalkeyng has a subarctic climate, with very cold winters and cool summers.

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