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.
Krasnoyarsk regional news service reports that the men scaled a wall of rocks once they saw the "drooling" bear - but one man, Yevenggny Starkov, 42, lagged behind. One of the survivors told the local news that they watched their friend get devoured before fleeing further into the forest after the bear caught sight of them ... .
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.