Krasnoyarsk Territory

Krasnoyarsk Territory,

administrative division (1989 pop. 3,595,000), c.928,000 sq mi (2,403,520 sq km), central Siberian Russia, extending from the Sayan Mts. and the Minusinsk basin in the south across the Siberian wooded steppe, taiga, and tundra to the Arctic Ocean. The territory stretches along the entire course of the Yenisei, comprising parts of the West Siberian lowland on the left bank and the central Siberian Plateau on the right bank. The territory includes Krasnoyarsk proper and the 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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 (in the southwest). The former Evenki Autonomous AreaEvenki Autonomous Area
, former administrative division (1992 pop. 25,100), 287,645 sq mi (745,000 sq km), N central Siberian Russia, in the Central Siberian Uplands. It became a national area in 1930 and an autonomous area in 1977, but was merged into Krasnoyarsk Territory, of
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 (in the E central section) and the former Taymyr Autonomous Area (N of the Arctic Circle; see under Taymyr PeninsulaTaymyr Peninsula
or Taimyr Peninsula
, northernmost projection of Siberia, N Krasnoyarsk Territory, N central Siberian Russia, between the estuaries of the Yenisei and Khatanga rivers and extending into the Arctic Ocean.
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) were merged with Krasnoyarsk Territory in Jan., 2007.

The Yenisei and its tributaries are important transportation routes and electric power sources. Surplus amounts of hydroelectric power are generated. The Trans-Siberian RR crosses the southern section of the territory. There are deposits of brown coal, graphite, iron ore, manganese, gold, copper, nickel, aluminum, palladium, uranium, and mica. In the north is an extensive lumber industry. Grain is grown, cattle and reindeer are raised, and fur trapping is carried on. Krasnoyarsk, the capital, and Kansk, Achinsk, Norilsk, Minusinsk, and Igarka are the chief cities. The southern part of the territory contains 90% of the population, which includes Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians, Khakass, Tatars, Evenki, Yakuts, and Nenets. The territory was organized in 1934. During Stalin's rule and after, the area was the site of labor camps.

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Krasnoyarsk, Sha'ban 4, 1433, Jun 24, 2012, SPA -- An emergency situation regime has been announced in eight districts of the Krasnoyarsk territory over wildfires, the Federal Forest Agency reported on Sunday.
that total oil production, including gas condensate, in the Krasnoyarsk Territory in January to June 2010 came to 6.204 million tonnes.
Tenders are invited for provision of services for the provision of a shooting range and room for theoretical studies for the needs of the main directorate of the ministry of internal affairs of russia for the krasnoyarsk territory
Krasnoyarsk, Dhu-AlQa'dah 19, 1432, Oct 17, 2011, SPA -- Nine people have been killed in a fire in a private house in the Nizhnyaya Poima settlement the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Situations Ministry's (EMERCOM) department for the Krasnoyarsk Territory reported on Monday.
Tenders are invited for accommodation of the international cycle of television programs neighbors , a cycle of television programs about the history of international relations in the krasnoyarsk territory and plots aimed at harmonizing international relations in the krasnoyarsk territory, on the broadcasting channel with the cable broadcasting zone in the krasnoyarsk territory
Four survivors in the An-24 crash in Russia's Siberian town of Igarka, Krasnoyarsk territory, today have been hospitalized to Igarka's central clinic, a spokesman for the Siberian regional emergencies centre told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
Tenders are invited for placement of a series of tv programs and plots dedicated to the spiritual self-consciousness of russians in the krasnoyarsk territory, the cycle of tv programs russkiy mir , on an air tv channel with a cable broadcasting zone in the krasnoyarsk territory
Tenders are invited for ea 44158/19 "supply of surveying equipment (electronic total station set, robotic total station set) for the needs of kgbpou" kansky polytechnic college ", in order to create workshops equipped with modern material and technical base for competencies, under the state educational development program krasnoyarsk territory "development of education"
Representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for the Krasnoyarsk Territory took part in the round tables held within the framework of the International Forum on the export, quality and safety of food products.
Exported products were grown by the agricultural enterprise of the Sharypovsky district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory of Avangard CJSC.
In January 2019, the Department of Rosselkhoznadzor for the Krasnoyarsk Territory was the first to issue phytosanitary certificates for a batch of oats from the 2018 harvest, intended for export to the Republic of Latvia.