- the capital of the Yakut Autonomous Republic in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Lena River.
Yakut Autonomous Republic
- an autonomous republic in the NE Russian Federation in Asia. 1,198,146 sq. mi. (3,103,200 sq. km). Capital: Yakutsk.
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Examples from the Web for yakutsk
The distance from Yakutsk to Verkhoyansk is 934 versts, or about 625 English miles.
I had hoped to procure furs for a moderate price in Yakutsk.
The wisdom of his words was proved by our journey from Yakutsk to Verkhoyansk.
But from the voivode in Yakutsk we received no support whatever.
From this it is evident that my stay in Yakutsk was necessarily prolonged.
- a port in E Russia, capital of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), on the Lena River. Pop: 214 000 (2005 est)