Krasnoyarsk

Krasnojarsk, Siberian Federal District, Russia; Beryozovskiy rayon, Siberian Federal District, Russia
Est. 50.2km / 9 hrs / Map

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Krasnoyarsk is the largest business, industrial and cultural center of Eastern Siberia, the capital of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the second largest subject of Russia. It is located in the very center of Russia on the interfluve of the small river Kacha and the great Yenisei. Founded in 1628 by Cossacks under the command of voivode Andrei Dubensky, the prison was originally called "Krasny Yar". Krasnoyarsk received the status of a city in 1690, when Siberia was finally annexed to Russia. In 1822, it became the center of the Yenisei province.The city is distinguished by unique landscapes, mountain landscapes, a mighty Siberian forest and the famous Stolby Nature Reserve.​ This creation of nature represents exotic rocky elevations among the taiga in the spurs of the Eastern Sayans. The territory of the reserve is 47,000 hectares.Today Krasnoyarsk is a modern industrial city with unique architecture, the capital of artisans, talented people of Siberia, one of the most beautiful cities in the country. The population as of January 1, 2022 was 1,103,781 people.The location of the city on the Yenisei River, which is a major transport highway, makes it a gateway to the world market through the Northern Sea Route of several regions of Central Siberia.

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