The city is notable for its nature landscapes; author Anton Chekhov judged Krasnoyarsk to be the most beautiful city in Siberia.
The total area of the city, including suburbs and the river, is 348 square kilometers (134sqmi).
The Yenisei River flows from west to east through the city. Due to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam32 kilometers (20mi) upstream, the Yenisei never freezes in winter and never exceeds +14°C (57°F) in summer through the city. Near the city center, its elevation is 136 meters (446ft) above sea level. There are several islands in the river, the largest of which are Tatyshev and Otdyha Isles, used mainly for recreation.
The Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk will have a more established presence from Russian carrier Aeroflot with the opening of a new 737 base ... An unspecified number of Boeing 737-800s will be based at Krasnoyarsk ... “The launch of international hub in Krasnoyarsk is a milestone for both our airline and the whole of Russia’s transport system.
The NoonOptimist Club is grateful to be a sponsor of the contest for the first time ... Optimist Le Ia Dixon shares good news this week from the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago in Russia. The news was reported by Andrey Gorban of the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk ... This good news story, Le Ila reminds the club, highlights the line in the Optimist Creed.
... news website Yakutia.Info, in the eastern Siberian city of YakutskRuslan Rybakov, camera operator for the independent news website Prospekt Mira, in the eastern Siberian city of KrasnoyarskDmitry Polushin, correspondent with the independent news website KrasNews, in Krasnoyarsk.
Russia’s skaters are gearing up for the Russian Championships which is set to run from December 24 to 29 in Krasnoyarsk... "At the moment, skaters are actively preparing for the national championship in Krasnoyarsk, which is traditionally one of the main starts of the season.".