Khakassia
geographical name autonomous region S Russia in Asia in SW Krasnoyarsk Territory N of the Sayan Mountains capital Abakan area about 24,000 square miles (62,400 square kilometers), population 581,000

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  • Khakassia — ▪ republic, Russia also spelled  Khakasiya, or Khakassiya        republic in central Russia. The republic occupies the western half of the broad Minusinsk Basin on the upper Yenisey River. The Abakan River, a tributary of the Yenisey, forms the… …   Universalium

  • Khakassia — noun A republic of Russia in the central south of the country, with capital Abakan. See Also: Khakass, Khakas, Khakassian …   Wiktionary

  • Khakassia — /kəˈkæsiə/ (say kuh kaseeuh) noun a federal republic in southern central Russia; formerly the Khakass Autonomous Region in Russia within the Soviet Union. 61 900 km2. Capital: Abakan …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Music of Khakassia — Khakassia is a region in Russia. The Khakas people are Turkic, and their culture, including music, has some similarities to the culture of Tuva, a neighboring region in Central Asia. Like Tuva, throat singing is practiced in Khakassia, often… …   Wikipedia

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  • Administrative divisions of Khakassia — *Cities and towns under republic s jurisdiction: **Abakan (Абакан) (capital) **Abaza (Абаза) **Chernogorsk (Черногорск) *** Urban type settlements under the town s jurisdiction: ****Prigorsk (Пригорск) **Sayanogorsk (Саяногорск) *** Urban type… …   Wikipedia

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