|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. Population - 1,035,528 inhabitants.
Dialing code: +7 3912. Postal codes: 660XXX. License plates: 24, 84, 88, 124.
Krasnoyarsk is an important junction of the Trans-Siberian Railway and one of Russia's largest producers of aluminium. For administrative purposes, Krasnoyarsk is divided into seven city districts.
The city was founded on August 19, 1628 as a Russian border fort. The name Krasnoyarsk was given in 1822 when the village of Krasny Yar was granted town status and became the administrative center of Yeniseysk Governorate.