10 Interesting Facts About Krasnoyarsk


Facts About Krasnoyarsk:

  1. The Krasnoyarsk was founded on August 19, 1628
  2. The total area of the city, including the suburbs and the river, is 348 square kilometres.
  3. Krasnoyarsk is the third-largest city in Siberia after Novosibirsk and Omsk.
  4. Krasnoyarsk is twinned with the following cities: Heihe, China; Binzhou, China; Istaravshan, Tajikistan; Mogilev, Belarus; Sault Ste. Marie, Canada; Daqing, China; Harbin, China; Ulan Bator, Mongolia; Samarkand, Uzbekistan; Oneonta, United States; Qiqihar, China; Cremona, Italy; 
    Unterschleißheim, Germany; Changchun, China & Žilina, Slovakia.
  5. The 2019 Winter Universiade was hosted by Krasnoyarsk in 2019.
  6. The population of Krasnoyarsk is 1.007 million, as of 2012. 
  7. Krasnoyarsk is a city and the administrative center of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located on the Yenisei River.
  8. The Krasnoyarsk Kray occupies nearly one-seventh of the territory of the Russian Federation. It is a part of the Siberian Federal District and is the largest region of SFD.
  9. The Yenisey River flows through the city. The Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam, 20km upstream, prevents the river from freezing.
  10. Krasnoyarsk was originally called Krasny Yar, meaning “Beautiful Steep Bank”.