Krasnoyarsk

geographical name
Kras·​no·​yarsk | \ ˌkrä-snə-ˈyärsk How to pronounce Krasnoyarsk (audio) \

Definition of Krasnoyarsk

1 territory of west central Russia in Asia extending along the valley of the Yenisey River from the Arctic Ocean to the Sayan Mountains in Siberia area 927,258 square miles (2,401,598 square kilometers), population 2,828,187
2 city on the upper Yenisey River in west central Russia in Asia population 973,850

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

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“Krasnoyarsk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Krasnoyarsk. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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