Khakassia

geographical name Kha·kas·sia \kə-ˈkäs-yə, ḵə-; kə-ˈka-zhə\
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Khakasiya

play \kə-ˈkäs-yə, ḵə-; kə-ˈka-zhə\

Definition of Khakassia

  1. autonomous region of southern Russia in Asia in southwestern Krasnoyarsk Territory north of the Sayan Mountains and west of the Yenisey River; capital Abakan area about 24,000 square miles (62,400 square kilometers), population 532,403


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