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Encyclopedia > Krasnoyarsk Krai

Krasnoyarsk Krai (Russian: Красноя́рский край) (2002 pop. 2,966,000) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai). It is the second largest Russian region after the Sakha Republic, occupying an area of 2,339,700 km², which is 13% of the country's total territory. The administrative center of the krai is Krasnoyarsk. Image File history File links KrasnojarskKraiFlag. ... Image File history File links RussiaKrasnoyarsk2005. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(Ñ‹); English transliteration: subyekty, sing. ... Krai (Russian: край; British English transliteration: kray), is a term used to refer to several of Russias 89 administrative regions (federal subjects). ... Here is a list of the 89 federal subjects of Russia in order of size. ... The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Yakut: Саха Республиката; Russian: ) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... Krasnoyarsk Coat of Arms (2004) Krasnoyarsk (Russian: Красноя́рск), administrative center of the Krasnoyarsk Krai, is the third largest city in Siberia. ...

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Geography

The krai lies in the middle of Siberia, stretching 3,000 km from north to south. It shares borders with Tyumen, Tomsk, Irkutsk, and Kemerovo oblasts, the republics of Khakassia, Tuva, and Sakha, and the Arctic Ocean in the north. It contains the autonomous districts of Evenkia and Taymyria, which will be merged into the krai on January 1, 2007 following a referendum on the issue held on April 17, 2005. Krai (Russian: край; British English transliteration: kray), is a term used to refer to several of Russias 89 administrative regions (federal subjects). ... Siberia Siberia (Russian: , common English transliterations: Sibir’, Sibir; from the Tatar for “sleeping land”) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia. ... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Tomsk Oblast (Russian: ) (2002 pop. ... Irkutsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in south-eastern Siberia in the basins of Angara, Lena, and Nizhnyaya Tunguska rivers, and occupies an area of 767,900 km² (4. ... Kemerovo Oblast (Russian: ) (pop. ... Khakassia or Khakasiya (Russian: or ) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic) located in south central Siberia. ... The Tuva Republic (Russian: ; Tuvan: Тыва Республика) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). ... The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Yakut: Саха Республиката; Russian: ) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... Evenkia is an autonomous district of Krasnoyarsk Krai in the Russian Federation. ... Taymyria (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug of Krasnoyarsk Krai). ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Time zone

Krasnoyarsk Krai is located in the Krasnoyarsk Time Zone (KRAT/KRAST). UTC offset is +0700 (KRAT)/+0800 (KRAST). Image File history File links RTZ6. ... Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time or Z, is an atomic realization of Universal Time (UT) or Greenwich Mean Time, the astronomical basis for civil time. ...

History

The krai was created in 1934 and then included the Taymyr and Evenk autonomous districts and Khakasiya Autonomous Oblast. In 1991, Khakassia seceded and became a republic within the Russian Federation. 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Taymyria (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug of Krasnoyarsk Krai). ... Evenkia is an autonomous district of Krasnoyarsk Krai in the Russian Federation. ... Khakasiya Autonomous Oblast was part of the 1934 created Krasnoyarsk Krai. ... 1991 (MCMXCI in Roman) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Khakassia or Khakasiya (Russian: or ) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic) located in south central Siberia. ...


During Stalin's times many Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians and other nationals were arrested and sent to Krasnoyarsk region to exile. Iosif (usually anglicized as Joseph) Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин), original name Ioseb Jughashvili (Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვილი; see Other names section) (December 21, 1879[1] – March 5, 1953) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and leader of the Soviet Union. ...


Economy

Over 95% of the cities, a majority of the industrial enterprises, and all of the agriculture are concentrated in the south of the region. It is rich among the richest of Russia's regions in natural resources. Eighty percent of the country's nickel, 75% of its cobalt, 70% of its copper, 16% of its coal, and 10% of its gold are extracted in the region. Krasnoyarsk also produces 20% of the country's timber. The region's major industries are: non-ferrous metallurgy, energy, forestry, chemicals, and oil refining. General Name, Symbol, Number nickel, Ni, 28 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 10, 4, d Appearance lustrous, metallic Atomic mass 58. ... General Name, Symbol, Number cobalt, Co, 27 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 9, 4, d Appearance metallic with gray tinge Atomic mass 58. ... General Name, Symbol, Number copper, Cu, 29 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 4, d Appearance metallic brown Atomic mass 63. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by underground mining or open-pit mining (strip mining). ... General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ... Krasnoyarsk Coat of Arms (2004) Krasnoyarsk (Russian: Красноя́рск), administrative center of the Krasnoyarsk Krai, is the third largest city in Siberia. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Lumber. ... Metallurgy is a domain of materials science and of materials engineering that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements and their mixtures, which are called alloys. ...


Administrative divisions

Main article: Administrative divisions of Krasnoyarsk Krai.


Cities and towns under the federal government management: Zelenogorsk (Зеленогорск) Zheleznogorsk (Железногорск) Urban settlements under the citys jurisdiction and federal government management: Podgorny (Подгорный) Urban settlements under the federal government management: Kedrovy (Кедровый) Solnechny (Солнечный) Cities and towns under the krais jurisdiction: Krasnoyarsk (Красноярск) (administrative center) city districts: Kirovsky (Кировский) Leninsky (Ленинский) Oktyabrsky (Октябрьский) Sovetsky (Советский) Sverdlovsky (Свердловский) Tsentralny...

Administrative subdivisions of Russia Flag of Russia
Federal subjects
Republics Adygeya | Altai | Bashkortostan | Buryatia | Chechnya | Chuvashia | Dagestan | Ingushetia | Kabardino-Balkaria | Karelia | Khakassia | Komi | Kalmykia | Karachay-Cherkessia | Mari El | Mordovia | North Ossetia-Alania | Sakha | Tatarstan | Tuva | Udmurtia
Krais Altai | Khabarovsk | Krasnodar | Krasnoyarsk1 | Perm | Primorsky | Stavropol
Oblasts Amur | Arkhangelsk | Astrakhan | Belgorod | Bryansk | Chelyabinsk | Chita | Irkutsk2 | Ivanovo | Kaliningrad | Kaluga | Kamchatka3 | Kemerovo | Kirov | Kostroma | Kurgan | Kursk | Leningrad | Lipetsk | Magadan | Moscow | Murmansk | Nizhny Novgorod | Novgorod | Novosibirsk | Omsk | Orenburg | Oryol | Penza | Pskov | Rostov | Ryazan | Sakhalin | Samara | Saratov | Smolensk | Sverdlovsk | Tambov | Tomsk | Tula | Tver | Tyumen | Ulyanovsk | Vladimir | Volgograd | Vologda | Voronezh | Yaroslavl
Federal cities Moscow | St. Petersburg
Autonomous oblast Jewish
Autonomous districts Aga Buryatia | Chukotka | Evenkia1 | Khantia-Mansia | Koryakia3 | Nenetsia | Taymyria1 | Ust-Orda Buryatia2 | Yamalia
  1. On 1 January 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. A referendum is to be held on 16 April 2006 on merging Ust-Orda Buryatia into Irkutsk Oblast. If the result is in favour, the merger will occur on 1 January 2008.
  3. On 1 July 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia will be merged to form Kamchatka Krai.
Federal districts
Central | Southern | Northwestern | Far East | Siberian | Urals | Privolzhsky (Volga)

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Krasnoyarsk Krai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (352 words)
The administrative center of the krai is Krasnoyarsk.
The krai lies in the middle of Siberia, stretching 3,000 km from north to south.
Eighty percent of the country's nickel, 75% of its cobalt, 70% of its copper, 16% of its coal, and 10% of its gold are extracted in the region.
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