The Republic of Khakassia


Khakassia is the republic located in the southwestern part of the Eastern Siberia, on the left bank of the Yenisei River. Almost all landscape and natural zones are represented there from water meadows to alpine tundras.

Khakassia is the republic located in the southwestern part of the Eastern Siberia, on the left bank of the Yenisei River. Almost all landscape and natural zones are represented there from water meadows to alpine tundras. This is where various types of flora can be found. Bright orange globeflower grow in bottom lands, thyme is found in a stone steppe, long-lived juniper in a mountain taiga, and alpine tundra is covered with a carpet of white moss. The hugest hydroelectricity plant of Russia Sayano-Shushenskaya is located in the eastern part of Khakassia. There are many fossils of different epochs including Scythian barrows, slopes covered with petroglyphs, mountain observatories of 13 thousand years old. View natural richness, historical heritage and scientific and technical progress in a new film by RTG TV.