[kras-nuh-yahrsk; Russian kruh-snuh-yahrsk]
- a territory of the Russian Federation in N and central Asia. 827,507 sq. mi. (2,143,243 sq. km).
- a town in and the capital of this territory, on the Yenisei River.
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In two and a half days I shall be in Krasnoyarsk, and in seven or eight in Irkutsk.
It was all we could do to crawl to Krasnoyarsk and my trap had to be repaired twice.
The last three stations have been splendid; as one comes down to Krasnoyarsk one seems to be getting into a different world.
Krasnoyarsk is a picturesque, cultured town; compared with it, Tomsk is "a pig in a skull-cap and the acme of mauvais ton."
From Tomsk to Krasnoyarsk, five hundred versts, impassable mud, my chaise and I stuck in the mud like flies in thick jam.
- a city in E central Russia, on the Yenisei River: the country's largest hydroelectric power station is nearby. Pop: 912 000 (2005 est)
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