Khakassia

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Khakassia:

see Khakass RepublicKhakass Republic
or Khakassia
, constituent republic (1990 est. pop. 573,000) 23,900 sq mi (61,900 sq km), S central Siberian Russia, in Krasnoyarsk Territory. Abakan (the capital) and Chernogorsk (a coal-mining center) are the major cities.
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Eastern Siberia includes the following constituencies: Eastern Siberia includes such regions as the Republic of Buryat, Irkutsk Oblast', Krasnoyarsk Krai, the Republic of Khakasiya, the Republic of Tuva and Zabaikalje (Trans-Baikal) Krai.
Large areas of the Altay region, as well as of Khakasiya and Tuva remain submerged, with 4,000 houses in 50 different towns underwater.
Putin in the Siberian Khakasiya region near Karatash settlement outside the city of Abakan, 2010.
MRSK Siberia operates in the Altai, Buryatiya, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Omsk and Kemerovo regions as well as Khakasiya, covering 2.2 mln sq km (one of the largest areas covered by distribution companies) and supplies electricity to 14.4 mln people.