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.
... 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.".