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For the river Abakan, see Abakan River
For the Abakan assault rifle, see AN-94 Abakan (Абака́н) a river of south-central Russia rising in the western Sayan Mountains and flowing about 514 km northeast to the Yenisei River. ... Caliber: 5. ...


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Abakan (Russian: Абакан) is the capital of Khakassia in Russia, in South Siberia. It is located in the central part of Minusinsk Depression, at the confluence of the rivers Yenisei and Abakan, at 53°43′N 91°27′E; at approximately the same longitude as Hamburg and Minsk. Population: 159,000 (by January 1, 1994). Image File history File links Abakan_Coat_of_arms. ... Image File history File links Abakan_Coat_of_arms. ... Khakassia or Khakasiya (Russian: or ) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic) located in south central Siberia. ... Minusinsk Depression (Russian: ) is located among mountains of South Siberia: Kuznetsk Alatau, Eastern Sayans and Western Sayans. ... The Yenisei (Енисе́й) is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean, slightly shorter but with 1. ... Abakan (Абака́н) a river of south-central Russia rising in the western Sayan Mountains and flowing about 514 km northeast to the Yenisei River. ... Hamburgs central promenade Jungfernstieg on the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 Hamburg is Germanys second largest city (after Berlin) and, with the Hamburg Harbour, its principal port. ... Victory Square, the central place of Minsk Minsk or Miensk (Belarusian: ; Russian: ) is the capital and a major city of Belarus with a population of 1. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


Abakan fort (Абаканский острог) was built at this location in 1675, also known as Abakansk. In Russian Empire it belonged to Yenisei gubernia. During 1823-1931 the grown settlement was known as Ust-Abakanskoye, 1914-1925: Abakan, 19251931: Khakassk. It received the status of town and its current name in 1931. Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim June 18 - Battle of Fehrbellin August 10 - King Charles II of England places the foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London - construction begins November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of Russian history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... Енисей Length 5,550 (4,102) km Elevation of the source m Average discharge 19,600 m³/s Area watershed 2,580,000 km² Origin  ? Mouth Arctic Ocean Basin countries Russia The Yenisei basin, Lake Baikal, and the cities of Dikson, Dudinka, Turukhansk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk Yenisei (Енисе́й) is a river... Guberniya (also gubernia, guberniia, and gubernya) (Russian: губе́рния) was a major administrative subdivision of the Imperial Russia, usually translated as province or Governorate General. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Abakan (together with Taishet) was a terminal of the major Abakan-Taishet Railway. Now it is an important railway junction. Taishet, also spelled Tayshet (Тайшет in Russian) is a town and railroad junction in the Irkutsk Oblast in Russia. ...


The city has a river port, an airport, industry enterprises, university, three theatres.


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Abakan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (183 words)
Abakan (Russian: Абакан) is the capital of Khakassia in Russia, in South Siberia.
It is located in the central part of Minusinsk Depression, at the confluence of the rivers Yenisei and Abakan, at 53°43′N 91°27′E; at approximately the same longitude as Hamburg and Minsk.
Abakan (together with Taishet) was a terminal of the major Abakan-Taishet Railway.
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