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Krasnoyarsk (English)
Красноярск (Russian)

View of Krasnoyarsk from the Yenisei River

Krasnoyarsk on the 2006 map of Russia
Coordinates
56°1′N 93°4′E / 56.017, 93.067Coordinates: 56°1′N 93°4′E / 56.017, 93.067
Coat of Arms Flag
City Day: First or second Sunday of June
Administrative status
Federal subject
In jurisdiction of
Administrative center of
Krasnoyarsk Krai
Krasnoyarsk Krai
Krasnoyarsk Krai
Local self-government
Charter Charter of Krasnoyarsk
Municipal status Urban okrug
Head Pyotr Pimashkov
Legislative body City Council
Area
Area 172 km² (66.4 sq mi)
Population (as of the 2002 Census)
Population
- Rank
- Density
909,341 inhabitants
14th
5,286.9/km² (13,693/sq mi)
Events
Founded August 19, 1628
Town status January 26, 1822
Other information
Postal code 660xxx
Dialing code +7 3912
Official website
http://www.admkrsk.ru/

Krasnoyarsk (Russian: Красноя́рск) is the administrative center of Krasnoyarsk Krai of Russia, and the third largest city in Siberia. Krasnoyarsk lies on the Yenisei River and is an important junction on the Trans-Siberian Railway. The city is served by Krasnoyarsk Yemelyanovo Airport. During the Cold War it was home to Krasnoyarsk Northeast air base, which has been turned into apartment blocks since then. Population: 909,341 (2002 census); 912,629 (1989 Census). Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Strelka. ... The Yenisei (Енисе́й) is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean, and the fifth longest river in the world. ... Image File history File links RussiaKrasnoyarskCity2005. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Heraldry in its most general sense encompasses all matters relating to the duties and responsibilities of officers of arms. ... It has been suggested that the section intro from the article Civil flag be merged into this article or section. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk Coat of Arms. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_city_fl. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 86 subjects[1]. These subjects are of equal federal rights in the sense that they have equal representation—two delegates each—in the Federation Council (upper house of the Russian parliament). ... Krasnoyarsk Krai (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ... Krasnoyarsk Krai (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ... Krasnoyarsk Krai (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Federal subjects of the Russian Federation Being the largest country in the world, and one of the most populated, Russia incorporates several types and levels of subdivisions. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... A legislature is a type of representative deliberative assembly with the power to adopt laws. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ... This is a list of cities and towns in Russia with population over 50,000, grouped by federal subject and sorted by population. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1628 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Postcodes are generally clearly visible outside Australia Post offices. ... // Proposed Country Code: 3 In 1996, the European Commission proposed the introduction of a single telephone numbering plan, in which all European Union member states would use the code 3. Calls between member states would no longer require the use of the international access code 00. This proposal would have... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Krasnoyarsk Krai (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ... Types of inhabited localities in Russia, Soviet Union, and some other post-Soviet states have certain peculiarities with respect to the English language traditions. ... “Siberian” redirects here. ... The Yenisei (Енисе́й) is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean, and the fifth longest river in the world. ... Trans-Siberian line in red; Baikal Amur Mainline in green. ... Krasnoyarsk Emelyanova Airport (IATA: KJA, ICAO: UNKL), also given as Yemelyanovo, or Yelovaya, is a major airport in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia located 37 km northwest of Krasnoyarsk. ... For other uses, see Cold War (disambiguation). ... Krasnoyarsk Northeast was an air base in Russia located 4 km northeast of Krasnoyarsk. ... Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ... The 1989 Soviet Census was the final and most comprehensive census taken within The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics The census officially recorded the popullation of the USSR at 286,717,000, making it the third most populous country in the world. ...

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Geography

Krasnoyarsk on the Yenisei River

The total area of the city, including suburbs and the river, is 172 square kilometers (66.4 sq mi). The average air temperature in January is −20 °C (−4 °F); in July, +18 °C (64.4 °F). The lowest temperature ever recorded was −56 °C (−68.8 °F); the highest, +36 °C (96.8 °F). Download high resolution version (514x699, 28 KB)The Yenisei basin, Lake Baikal, and the cities of Dikson, Dudinka, Turukhansk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk I used this online map creation tool to create the map, and then I manually edited out the waterways not on this map. ... Download high resolution version (514x699, 28 KB)The Yenisei basin, Lake Baikal, and the cities of Dikson, Dudinka, Turukhansk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk I used this online map creation tool to create the map, and then I manually edited out the waterways not on this map. ...


The Yenisei River flows from west to east through the city. Due to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam 32 kilometers (20 mi) upstream, the Yenisei never freezes in winter and never exceeds +14 °C (57.2 °F) in summer through the city. Near the city center, its altitude is 136 meters (446.2 ft) above sea level. There are several islands in the river, the largest of which are Tatyshev and Otdyha Isles, used mainly for recreation. The Yenisei (Енисе́й) is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean, and the fifth longest river in the world. ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam The 119m Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam, located on the Yenisey river within 30 km upstream from Krasnoyarsk, was finished in 1964 and supplies 6000MW of power. ... For considerations of sea level change, in particular rise associated with possible global warming, see sea level rise. ...


To the south and west, Krasnoyarsk is surrounded by forested hills averaging 410 meters (1,345.1 ft) in height above river level. Further south are the gigantic rock cliffs of the Stolby Nature Reserve rising from the surrounding hills. The western hills form the Gremyachinskaya Griva crest, starting from the Nikolayevskaya Sopka hill (notable for its ski jumping tracks) and extending westwards up to the Sobakina River. The terrain north of town is rather plain, with forests to the northwest and agricultural fields to the north and east. Ski jumping is a sport in which skiers go down an inrun with a take-off ramp (the jump), attempting to go as far as possible. ...



Weather averages for Krasnoyarsk
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 6.0 (43) 8.5 (47) 17.5 (64) 31.4 (89) 33.4 (92) 34.8 (95) 36.2 (97) 35.1 (95) 31.3 (88) 24.5 (76) 13.6 (56) 8.6 (47) 36.2 (97)
Average high °C (°F) -11.9 (11) -10.3 (13) -2.1 (28) 6.9 (44) 15.3 (60) 22.1 (72) 24.3 (76) 21.0 (70) 14.4 (58) 6.1 (43) -4.5 (24) -10.7 (13) 6.0 (43)
Average low °C (°F) -20.3 (-5) -19.2 (-3) -11.8 (11) -3.2 (26) 3.7 (39) 10.1 (50) 13.1 (56) 10.6 (51) 4.7 (40) -2.0 (28) -12.0 (10) -19.1 (-2) -3.6 (26)
Record low °C (°F) -52.8 (-63) -40.8 (-41) -38.7 (-38) -25.7 (-14) -10.6 (13) -3.6 (26) 3.3 (38) -1.2 (30) -9.6 (15) -25.1 (-13) -42.3 (-44) -47.0 (-53) -52.8 (-63)
Precipitation mm (inch) 15 (0.6) 13 (0.5) 15 (0.6) 26 (1) 47 (1.9) 58 (2.3) 80 (3.1) 68 (2.7) 41 (1.6) 41 (1.6) 37 (1.5) 26 (1) 467 (18.4)
Source: Pogoda.ru.net[1] 8.09.2007

Geological features

The most prominent hills in the Krasnoyarsk area are:

  • Nikolayevskaya Sopka
  • Karaulnaya Gora
  • Chornaya Sopka
  • Drokinskaya
Ostriches in the Krasnoyarsk zoo
Ostriches in the Krasnoyarsk zoo

The major rivers located in the Krasnoyarsk area are: Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1133x822, 255 KB) Summary another picture 26. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1133x822, 255 KB) Summary another picture 26. ... Binomial name Carolus Linnaeus, 1758 The present-day distribution of Ostriches. ...

  • Mana
  • Bazaikha
  • Kacha
  • Yesaulovka
  • Beryozovka
  • Karaulnaya
  • Slizneva River
  • Listvennaya River
  • Zarechnaya Listvyanka
  • Minzhul
  • Sobakina (Pionerskaya)
  • Krutenkaya
  • Laletina
  • Popigay
  • Yenisei River

Due to the specifics of the relief, few natural lakes exist in the Krasnoyarsk neighborhood. The Mana River near the Ust-Mana village. ... Sunset in the Bazaikha gulley. ... Krutaya Kacha. ... Popigay River (Russian: ) is a river in Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia. ... The Yenisei (Енисе́й) is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean, and the fifth longest river in the world. ...

Krasnoyarsk railway station on the trans-Siberian railway with an antique train on the platform
Krasnoyarsk railway station on the trans-Siberian railway with an antique train on the platform

The nearby towns are (with distances from Krasnoyarsk and directions): Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 812 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Train on the platform at Krasnoyarsk station on the trans-Siberian railway in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 812 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Train on the platform at Krasnoyarsk station on the trans-Siberian railway in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. ...

Sosnovoborsk (Russian: ) is a town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located on the right bank of the Yenisei River, 45 km northeast of Krasnoyarsk. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... Ordinal directions are the four compass directions: northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest, located halfway between the cardinal directions. ... Divnogorsk is a town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... Zheleznogorsk (Russian: ; approx. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... Ordinal directions are the four compass directions: northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest, located halfway between the cardinal directions. ... Uyar (Russian: ) is a town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located on the Uyarka River (Yeniseis basin) 132 km east of Krasnoyarsk at . Population: 13,807 (2002 Census). ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... Zelenogorsk (Russian: ) is a closed town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... The old part of the town Zaozyorny (Russian: ) is a town in the Krasnoyarsk Krai, the administrative center of the Rybinskiy District. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... Achinsk - Train station on trans-Siberian railway Achinsk (Russian: ) is a city in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located at the intersection of the Chulym River and Trans-Siberian Railway, at Population: 118,744 (2002); 85,000 (1969); 32,000 (1939). ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... Kansk is a town on the left bank of Kan river, in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... Artyomovsk is a town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... A compass rose with South highlighted South is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... Ilansky (Russian: ) is a town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located on the Ilanka River 279 km east of Krasnoyarsk at . Population: 17,073 (2002 Census). ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... Uzhur (Russian: ) is a town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... Bogotol (Russian: Боготол) is a town in the Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia, located on the Bogotol River some 252 km west of Krasnoyarsk. ... A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ...

Urban structure

Krasnoyarsk is divided into seven administrative districts:

  • Kirovsky
  • Leninsky
  • Oktyabrsky
  • Sovetsky
  • Sverdlovsky
  • Tsentralny
  • Zheleznodorozhny

Demographics

The population count by year:

1897 26,600 1962 465,000 1982 833,000 2000 875,500
1923 60,400 1967 576,000 1986 885,000 2001 875,900
1926 72,200 1970 648,000 1989 912,600 2002 909,341
1939 190,000 1973 707,000 1992 925,000 2005 917,200
1956 328,000 1976 758,000 1996 871,100    
1959 412,000 1979 796,300 1998 875,300    
View of central Krasnoyarsk (2003)
View of central Krasnoyarsk (2003)

Population count by districts (2002 census): Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_population. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_population. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 960 pixel, file size: 283 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 960 pixel, file size: 283 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

  • Kirovsky: 117,156
  • Leninsky: 146,943
  • Oktyabrsky: 138,521
  • Sovetsky: 231,696
  • Sverdlovsky: 130,518
  • Tsentralny: 54,503
  • Zheleznodorozhny: 90,004

The population of Krasnoyarsk includes a number of peoples, the most numerous are Russians, Ukrainians, Tatars, Germans, and Belarusians. Lately the number of Tajiks, Uzbeks and other Central Asian and Caucasian peoples has grown extensively because of the vast, often illegal immigration in search for work. Tatars (Tatar: Tatarlar/Татарлар), sometimes spelled Tartar (more about the name), is a collective name applied to the Turkic speaking people of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. ... This article is about the Central Asian Persians known as Tajiks. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Caucasus Mountains. ...


Another populous immigrant group is the Chinese who, unlike other foreign workers, are employed in much more lucrative areas and often form business partnerships with local companies. Many Chinese trade at the bazaars, and there is even a special large Chinese bazaar named Sodruzhestvo (Russian for fellowship), and the Chinese Trading Town (known in Russian as Китайский торговый город) or colloquially Kitai-gorod situated at Strelka. Immigration is the act of moving to or settling in another country or region, temporarily or permanently. ... Foreign farm worker, New York A foreign worker is a person who works in a country other than the one of which he or she is a citizen. ... The Grand Timcheh of Qoms Bazaar. ... The Grand Timcheh of Qoms Bazaar. ... // Iverskiye Gates leading to Red Square are the only extant gates of the Kitai-gorod wall. ...


History

The city was founded in July of 1628 as a Russian border fort. The group of service class people led by the Cossack Andrey Dubenskoy arrived to the confluence of the Kacha River with the Yenisei River and constructed fortifications intended to protect the frontier from attacks of native peoples who lived along Yenisei and its tributaries. In the letter to Tsar the Cossacks reported: Service class people (служилые люди in Russian) - persons bound by obligations of service, especially military service, to the Muscovite Russian state. ... Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of Ottoman Empire. ... Krutaya Kacha. ... The Yenisei (Енисе́й) is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean, and the fifth longest river in the world. ... Tsar (Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian цар, Russian  , in scientific transliteration respectively car and car ), occasionally spelled Czar or Tzar and sometimes Csar or Zar in English, is a Slavonic term designating certain monarchs. ... Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of Ottoman Empire. ...

...The town of trunks (log buildings) we have constructed and around the place of fort, we the servants of ye lord, have embedded posts and fastened them with double bindings and the place of fort have strengthened mightily...

The fort had been named "Krasny Yar" (Кра́сный Яр) after the local Turkic name of the place it was built by: "Kyzyl Yar", meaning "Red Cliff" or "Krasny Yar" in Old Russian. The name "Krasnoyarsk" was later given when the village of Krasnyy Yar had received town status. The Turkic languages constitute a language family of some thirty languages, spoken across a vast area from Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean to Siberia and Western China, and are traditionally considered to be part of the proposed Altaic language family. ... The name Old Russian language has been applied to different things. ...

An ancient house
An ancient house

An intensive growth of Krasnoyarsk began with the arrival of the Moscow Postroad (the road M53 nowadays) in 1735 to 1741 which connected the nearby towns of Achinsk and Kansk with Krasnoyarsk and with the rest of Russia. Growth continued with the discovery of gold and the arrival of a railroad in 1895. Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Marx_x. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Marx_x. ... Achinsk - Train station on trans-Siberian railway Achinsk (Russian: ) is a city in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located at the intersection of the Chulym River and Trans-Siberian Railway, at Population: 118,744 (2002); 85,000 (1969); 32,000 (1939). ... Kansk is a town on the left bank of Kan river, in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. ...


In the 19th century Krasnoyarsk was the center of the Siberian Cossack movement. In 1822 it had gained the status of town and had become the capital of the Yenisei Guberniya. By the end of the 19th century Krasnoyarsk had several manufacturing facilities, railroad workshops and an engine-house. “Siberian” redirects here. ... Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of Ottoman Empire. ...

Krasnoyarsk city hall
Krasnoyarsk city hall

In the Russian Empire, Krasnoyarsk was one of the places to which political exiles were banished. For example, eight Decembrists were deported from St. Petersburg to Krasnoyarsk after the failure of the revolt. Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Veinbauma_4_city_admin. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Veinbauma_4_city_admin. ... The subject of this article was previously also known as Russia. ... Decembrists at the Senate Square The Decembrist revolt or the Decembrist uprising (Russian: ) was attempted in Imperial Russia by army officers who led about 3,000 Russian soldiers on December 14 (December 26 New Style), 1825. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and...


After the Russian Revolution of 1917 during the periods of centralized planning (pyatiletkas) numerous large plants and factories were constructed in Krasnoyarsk: Sibtyazhmash, the dock yard, the paper factory, the hydroelectric power station (now the fifth largest in the world and the second in Russia), and the river port. The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a series of political and social upheavals in Russia, involving first the overthrow of the tsarist autocracy, and then the overthrow of the liberal and moderate-socialist Provisional Government, resulting in the establishment of Soviet power under the control of the Bolshevik party. ... Five-Year Plans for the National Economy of the USSR or Piatiletkas (пятилетка) were a series of nation-wide centralized exercises in rapid economic development in the Soviet Union. ... Small shipyard in Klaksvík (Faroe Islands), reparing fishing vessels Dockyards and shipyards are places which repair and build ships. ... Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam The 119m Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam, located on the Yenisey river within 30 km upstream from Krasnoyarsk, was finished in 1964 and supplies 6000MW of power. ... For other uses, see World (disambiguation). ...

New-classicism (Stalin era) house in the centre
New-classicism (Stalin era) house in the centre
Its contemporary, a standard wooden house of that period, on the outskirts of the city

In 1934, the second largest Russian administrative division, Krasnoyarsk Krai, was formed. Krasnoyarsk was established as the administrative center. Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Marx_132. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Marx_132. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 494 pixelsFull resolution (1615 × 997 pixel, file size: 304 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Soviet (before Khrushcovs period) standard wooden house. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 494 pixelsFull resolution (1615 × 997 pixel, file size: 304 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Soviet (before Khrushcovs period) standard wooden house. ... Here is a list of the 88 federal subjects of Russia in order of size. ... Krasnoyarsk Krai (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ...


During the epoch of Stalinism, Krasnoyarsk was a major center of the Gulag system. The most important labor camp was the Kraslag or Krasnoyarsky ITL (1938-c.1960) with the two units located in Kansk and Reshyoty. In the city of Krasnoyarsk itself, the Yeniseylag or Yeniseysky ITL labor camp was prominent as well during World War II (c.1940-41). For architecture, see Stalinist architecture. ... Gulag ( , Russian: ) was the government body responsible for administering prison camps across the former Soviet Union. ... Kansk is a town on the left bank of Kan river, in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


During World War II dozens of factories were evacuated from Ukraine and Western Russia to Krasnoyarsk and nearby towns, stimulating the industrial growth of the city. After the war additional large plants were constructed: the aluminum plant, the metallurgic plant, the plant of base metals and many others. A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ...


In the late 1970s, the Soviet Union began constructing a phased array radar station at Abalakova, near Krasnoyarsk, which allegedly violated the ABM Treaty. Beginning in 1983, the United States demanded its removal, until the Soviet Union admitted the radar station was a violation in 1989. Equipment was slowly removed from the site and by 1992 it was officially declared to be dismantled. The equipment from the site was likely relocated to a new site near Komsomolsk-na-Amure.[1] The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (or ABM treaty) was a treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the limitation of the anti-ballistic missile (ABM) systems used in defending areas against missile-delivered nuclear weapons. ... Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Russian: Комсомо́льск-на-Аму́ре; often transliterated directly as Komsomolsk-na-Amure) is a city located in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia on the left bank of Amur River. ...


After the collapse of the Soviet Union and beginning of the privatization many large plants and factories, such as the Krasnoyarsk Aluminum Plant, many became owned by alleged criminal authorities and oligarchs while others were declared bankrupt. The economic transition resulted in a dramatic raise in unemployment and numerous strikes. The rise of Gorbachev Although reform stalled between 1964–1982, the generational shift gave new momentum for reform. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Oligarch may refer to one of the folowing. ... Notice of closure stuck on the door of a computer store the day after its parent company, Granville Technology Group Ltd, declared bankruptcy (strictly, put into administration—see text) in the United Kingdom. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The best known financial scandal of the second half of 1990s happened when ownership of the Krasnoyarsk Aluminum Plant by a known Krasnoyarsk businessman Anatoliy Bykov had been cancelled after he was accused of murdering his partner, Vilor Struganov. The accusation eventually turned out to be false. Anatoliy Bykov is a Russian businessman. ...


The Krasnoyarsk plants ownership problems continue through the early 21st century since nearly all of them are owned either by monopolistic financial groups or by oligarchs. A monopoly (from the Greek language monos, one + polein, to sell) is defined as a persistent market situation where there is only one provider of a product or service, in other words a firm that has no competitors in its industry. ... Oligarch may refer to one of the folowing. ...


Since the election of Pyotr Pimashkov as the mayor of Krasnoyarsk in 1996, the city's appearance has slowly improved. Old historical buildings have been restored, asphalt walkways have been replaced with paving-stone, and numerous squares with fountains have been constructed. Now the majority of the city bears only a few traces of its pragmatic Soviet look. Soviet redirects here. ...


Coat of arms

Coat of Arms (1804)
Coat of Arms (1804)
Coat of Arms (1851)
Coat of Arms (1851)

The first version of the Krasnoyarsk coat of arms was approved on March 12, 1804. The coat of arms was divided horizontally into two parts, the upper part containing the coat of arms of the Tomsk Guberniya, and the lower part picturing the Krasny Yar cliff on a silver background. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


A revised coat of arms, approved on November 23, 1851, had the golden figure of a lion placed on a red heraldic shield with a spade in the right fore paw and a sickle in the left fore paw, both made of the same metal. The shield was topped with the golden crown of the Russian Empire. is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Heraldry in its most general sense encompasses all matters relating to the duties and responsibilities of officers of arms. ... The subject of this article was previously also known as Russia. ...


The current coat of arms (see above) approved on November 28, 2004 contains the same red shield with a slightly changed figure of the lion topped with the golden five-tower status crown of a federal subject center. is the 332nd day of the year (333rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 86 subjects[1]. These subjects are of equal federal rights in the sense that they have equal representation—two delegates each—in the Federation Council (upper house of the Russian parliament). ...


In 2005, a 16 meters (52.5 ft) tall pillar with a bronze statue of the Krasnoyarsk heraldic lion upon its top was erected at the Krasnoyarsk Railway Station square.


Architecture

An ancient house
An ancient house

There are a number of historical buildings in Krasnoyarsk, the oldest of them is the Intercession Cathedral (Покровский собор, 1785 to 1795, restored in 1977 to 1978). Other locally significant samples of Russian Orthodox architecture are the Annunciation Cathedral (Благовещенский собор, 1802-12), the St. Trinity Cathedral (Свято-Троицкий собор, 1802-12), John the Baptist Church (Церковь Иоанна Предтечи, 1899, former episcopal residence), and the new Michael the Archangel Church (Церковь Архистратига Михаила, 1998 to 2003). Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 200 KB) A historical building in the centre of Krasnoyarsk city, restored and operational as a theatre. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 200 KB) A historical building in the centre of Krasnoyarsk city, restored and operational as a theatre. ... The Russian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (Russian: ), also known as the Orthodox Christian Church of Russia, is a body of Christians who are united under the Patriarch of Moscow, who in turn is in communion with the other patriarchs and primates of the Eastern Orthodox Church. ...


On the top of the Karaulnaya hill, originally a pagan shrine, later occupied by the Krasnoyarsk fort watchtower, the St. Paraskeba Chapel (Часовня Параскевы Пятницы, 1804, rebuilt in 1854 to 1855) still stands. The chapel, displayed on the 10-ruble note, is one of iconic images of the city. The chapel was abandoned and fell into disrepair during the Soviet era and only when the Perestroyka came it had been regained by the Yenisei bishopric. ISO 4217 Code RUB User(s) Russia and self-proclaimed Abkhazia and South Ossetia Inflation 7% Source Rosstat, 2007 Subunit 1/100 kopek (копейка) Symbol руб kopek (копейка) к Plural The language(s) of this currency is of the Slavic languages. ... Soviet redirects here. ... Poster showing Mikhail Gorbachev Perestroika ( , Russian: ) is the Russian word (which passed into English) for the economic reforms introduced in June 1987 by the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. ... In some Christian churches, the diocese is an administrative territorial unit governed by a bishop, sometimes also referred to as a bishopric or episcopal see, though more often the term episcopal see means the office held by the bishop. ...

The incomplete tower built in the 1980s

Another unofficial symbol of Krasnoyarsk is the incomplete 24 storey tower located at Strelka. Construction of the tower had been started just before Perestroyka and then frozen due to the administrative crisis. The outline of the tower is clearly seen from many places in the city. Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Mira_10_dolgostroi. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Mira_10_dolgostroi. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... Poster showing Mikhail Gorbachev Perestroika ( , Russian: ) is the Russian word (which passed into English) for the economic reforms introduced in June 1987 by the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. ...


A bridge near Krasnoyarsk carries the Trans-Siberian Railway across the Yenisei. This structure, one of the longest at the time, was constructed between 1893 and 1896 to an award-winning design by Lavr Proskuryakov. When approved for the inscription on the World Heritage List in 2003, the bridge was described by the UNESCO as "an early representation of a typical parabolic polygonal truss bridge in Russia" which became "a testing ground for the application of engineering theories and the development of new innovative solutions, which had numerous successors" ([2]). Trans-Siberian line in red; Baikal Amur Mainline in green. ... 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... Proskuryakovs project for the Yenisey Bridge was awarded the Gold Medal at the Exposition Universelle (1900). ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... A truss bridge is a bridge composed of connected elements (typically straight) which may be stressed from tension, compression, or sometimes both in response to dynamic loads. ...


Among other notable buildings are the mansions of the merchant Nikolay Gadalov (beginning of the 20th century), the Roman-Catholic Transfiguration Chapel (Преображенский собор, 1911, also known as the Krasnoyarsk Organ Hall), the Krasnoyarsk Krai Museum stylized as an Ancient Egyptian temple, the Krasnoyarsk Cultural/Historical Center and the triumphal arch at the Spit (2003), the regional administration building flanked with two towers known as the "Donkey Ears". Khafres Pyramid (4th dynasty) and Great Sphinx of Giza (c. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 593 pixelsFull resolution (1259 × 933 pixel, file size: 219 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Krasnoyarsk Kray administrations house in Krasnoyarsk city, a Lenins monument in front. ...


There are a number of 2-storey wooden houses in the city built mostly in the middle of the 20th century as temporary habitations. Many urbanized villages located inside the city keep the remnants of the traditional Russian village architecture: wooden houses with backyards, many somewhat dilapidated now but still inhabited.


Culture

The Organ Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Krai Philarmonic Society

Krasnoyarsk is the hometown of many famous people, some of whom are well-known throughout the world. The most prominent culture figures are the world-famous historic painter Vasily Surikov, the classic writer Viktor Astafyev, the world-class opera singers Pyotr Slovtsov, and musicians Alexander Porochine and Dmitri Hvorostovsky. The other honourable artists are the painters Andrey Pozdeyev, Valery Kudrinsky, and Toivo Rännel, sculptors Boris Musat and Yury Zlotya, writers Roman Solntsev and Nikolay Gayduk. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x2332, 520 KB) // Summary English The Organ Hall of the Krasnoyarsk kray Philarmonic Society. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x2332, 520 KB) // Summary English The Organ Hall of the Krasnoyarsk kray Philarmonic Society. ... Self-Portrait Vasily Ivanovich Surikov (Василий Иванович Суриков) (January 24, 1848 (Julian calendar: January 12) – March 19, 1916 (Julian calendar: March 6)) was the foremost Russian painter of large-scale historical subjects. ... Viktor Petrovich Astafiyev also spelled Astafiev or Astafev (Russian: Виктор Петрович Астафьев) (May 1, 1924 - November 29, 2001), was a Russian writer of short stories and novels. ... Dmitri Hvorostovsky (born 1962) is a top baritone opera singer from Russia. ...


There are a number of local holidays celebrated annually in Krasnoyarsk. The most significant holiday is the Day of the City celebrated in June, usually with the carnival. Other holidays and cultural events are: the Mana Festival (Манский фестиваль) usually held on last weekend in June with the traditional bard contest, the International Museum Biennale traditionally held in the Krasnoyarsk Cultural/Historical Center, the avant-garde Museum Night festival dedicated to the International Museum Day (May 18), the Jazz on Yenisey festival, the Stolbist Day held many times a year celebrating the traditions of mountain climbing in the Stolby national reserve, the Bikers' Rally. This article describes the festival season. ... The Mana River near the Ust-Mana village. ... Bulat Okudzhava, a pioneer of the Bard genre For other meanings of the word, see Bard (disambiguation). ... A work similar to Marcel Duchamps Fountain Avant garde (written avant-garde) is a French phrase, one of many French phrases used by English speakers. ... The event provides the opportunity for museum professionals to meet the public and alert them to the challenges that museums face if they are to be — as in the ICOM definition of museums — an institution in the service of society and of its development.[1] Each year, the Advisory Committee... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mountaineering is an umbrella term that can variously be used to describe the actions of climbing, hillwalking and scrambling. ... For other uses, see Motorcycle (disambiguation). ...


Krasnoyarsk has a number of local television companies and the highly-developed telecommunications, many districts of the city have LAN-based broadband Internet access. Copy of the original phone of Alexander Graham Bell at the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris Telecommunication is the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... Local area network scheme A local area network (LAN) is a computer network covering a small geographic area, like a home, office, or group of buildings. ...


The city is also home to the Krasnoyarsk Children's Choir a world-renowned choir that tours in many countries as The Little Eagles of Siberia.


Education

Next to Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk is a very prominent scientific and educational center of Siberia, with over 30 higher education facilities, many of which are the branches of the Russian Academy of Science, and about 200 high schools. The most notable higher education institutes are: Location of Novosibirsk in Russia and the Oblast Coordinates: Oblast Novosibirsk  - Mayor Vladimir Gorodetskiy Area    - City 447. ... “Siberian” redirects here. ... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ... Russian Academy of Sciences (Росси́йская Акаде́мия Нау́к) is the national academy of Russia. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ...

  • Krasnoyarsk State University (Russian abbreviation is KGU), founded in 1963 as a division of Novosibirsk State University, became standalone university in 1969
  • Krasnoyarsk State Technical University (Russian abbreviation is KGTU), founded in 1956
  • Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University (Russian abbreviation is KGPU), founded in 1932
  • Siberian State Technological University (Russian abbreviation is SibGTU), the oldest in the city, founded in 1930 as the Siberian Institute of Forest
  • Siberian State Aerospace University (Russian abbreviation is SibGAU), founded in 1960
  • Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy (Russian abbreviation is KrasGMA), founded in 1942
  • Sukachev Institute of Forest, founded in 1944

Like Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk has a special city district called Akademgorodok (Academic Town in Russian) where several educational institutes are located. Krasnoyarsk's Institute of Biophysics is known for a 1973-1985 experiment on ecological isolation of human beings (the "Bios Experiment"). Krasnoyarsk State University was founded in 1963 in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia. ... Novosibirsk State University was founded in May 1959 in the USSR by Soviet academicians Mikhail Alekseevich Lavrentiev, Sergei Lvovich Sobolev and Sergey Alekseyevich Khristianovich in a program of estabilishing a Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Siberian State Technological University is the oldest university in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. ... Institute of Forest SB RAS is the first academic institution of forest profile in this country. ... Location of Novosibirsk in Russia and the Oblast Coordinates: Oblast Novosibirsk  - Mayor Vladimir Gorodetskiy Area    - City 447. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about modern humans. ... BIOS-3 was a closed ecosystem at the Institute of Biophysics in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in what was then the Soviet Union. ...


Metro

The planned metro network
The planned metro network

An underground network (three lines) has been in planning and construction phases in Krasnoyarsk for decades. The first three stations have not been opened yet, but several construction sites around the city are visible. There is no fixed date for opening of the system. Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Metro_English. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Metro_English. ...


Tourism

The Egyptian Revival Regional Studies Museum
The Egyptian Revival Regional Studies Museum

The most popular place of attraction for tourists visiting Krasnoyarsk is the huge national nature reserve Stolby (Pillars in Russian) or the Rock Pillars. Stolby covers an area of 470 km² (181 mile²) with numerous giant granite rocks formations up to 100 meters high, many of very extraordinary shapes. Stolby is also a major rock climbing location, many local climbers intentionally do not use any belaying equipment and call their extreme sport "stolbizm", which is known around the world as solo climbing. Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Dubrovinskogo_84_Museum. ... Image File history File links Krasnoyarsk_Dubrovinskogo_84_Museum. ... Egyptian Revial mausoleum of Maj. ... Close-up of granite from Yosemite National Park, valley of the Merced River Quarrying granite for the Mormon Temple, Utah Territory. ... Climbers on Valkyrie at the Roaches. ... In climbing, belaying is the technique of controlling the rope so that a falling climber does not fall very far. ...


Other popular showplaces include the Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Power Station dam, the Karaulnaya Gora hill with the Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel, museums, theaters, etc. Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam The 119m Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam, located on the Yenisey river within 30 km upstream from Krasnoyarsk, was finished in 1964 and supplies 6000MW of power. ...


Sports

Krasnoyarsk is considered a stronghold of rugby union in Russia. Two Krasnoyarsk clubs, Krasny Yar and Enisei-STM, participate in the national Professional Rugby League. Matches are covered in in the local media, and the intra-city derby match between Krasny Yar and Enisei-STM can attract large crowds. Many players of the Russian national rugby team hail from the area. For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ... Professional Rugby League (Russian: ) is the premier rugby union competition in Russia. ... The Russia national rugby union team is the third tier rugby playing nation of Russia. ...


Krasnoyarsk is the former home of the Rugby Union of Russia, which has since relocated to Moscow. Some of Russia's international rugby matches are played at Central Stadium, in Krasnoyarsk. Rugby Union of Russia (Russian: ) is the governing body for rugby union in Russia. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... Central Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. ...


Enisey Krasnoyarsk will play in the Russian Basketball Super League in the 2007-2008 season. Enisey Krasnoyarsk (Russian: ) is a Russian basketball club from the city of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia. ... The Russian Basketball Super League (Russian: ) is the top league of Russian basketball. ...


FC Metallurg Krasnoyarsk compete in the Russian Second Division, the third tier of professional football in Russia. FC Metallurg Krasnoyarsk is a Russian football club based in Krasnoyarsk. ... The Russian Second Division is the third level of Russian professional football. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


See also

Krasnoyarsk Emelyanova Airport (IATA: KJA, ICAO: UNKL), also given as Yemelyanovo, or Yelovaya, is a major airport in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia located 37 km northwest of Krasnoyarsk. ...

References

  1. ^ Pogoda.ru.net (Russian). Retrieved on September 8, 2007.

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