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Kras·​no·​dar | \ ˌkrä-snə-ˈdär How to pronounce Krasnodar (audio) \

Definition of Krasnodar

1 territory of southern Russia in Europe bordering on the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov, and the Republic of Georgia, and surrounding the Russian republic of Adygeya in the northern Caucasus region area 32,278 square miles (83,600 square kilometers), population 5,226,647
2 or formerly Ekaterinodar \ i-​ˌkä-​tə-​ˈrē-​nə-​ˌdär How to pronounce Ekaterinodar (audio) \ city on the Kuban' River of southern Russia in Asia population 745,000

Note: The city of Krasnodar is the capital of the territory of Krasnodar.

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“Krasnodar.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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