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|- City -|
|City Day||Second Sunday of June|
|Federal subject||Krasnoyarsk Krai|
|Administratively subordinated to||krai city of Krasnoyarsk|
|Urban okrug||Krasnoyarsk Urban Okrug|
|Representative body||City Council of Deputies|
|Area||348 km2 (134 sq mi)|
|Population (2010 Census,
|- Rank in 2010||14th|
|Population (2017 est.)||1,083,865 inhabitants|
|Density||2,798/km2 (7,247/sq mi)|
|Time zone||KRAT (UTC+08:00)|
|Founded||August 19, 1628|
|City status since||1690|
|Dialing code(s)||+7 391|
Krasnoyarsk is a city and the administrative center of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located on the Yenisei River. It is the third-largest city in Siberia after Novosibirsk and Omsk, with a population of 1,035,528 as of the 2010 Census. Krasnoyarsk is an important junction of the Trans-Siberian Railway and one of Russia's largest producers of aluminium.
The city is known for its nature landscapes; author Anton Chekhov judged Krasnoyarsk to be the most beautiful city in Siberia.
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