Khakassia

What is Khakassia known for?


major agricultural

, Siberia had been a major agricultural region within Russia, espеcially its southern territories (nowadays Altai Krai, Omsk Oblast, Novosibirsk Oblast, Kemerovo Oblast, Khakassia, Irkutsk Oblast). Stolypin's program (Stolypin reform) of resettlement granted a lot of land for immigrants from elsewhere in the empire, creating a large portion of well-off peasants and stimulating rapid agricultural development in 1910s. Local merchants exported large quantities of labeled


including music

grain, flour and butter into central Russia and Western Europe. Commerce in the Siberian town of Berdsk, early 20th century. Khakassia is a region in Russia. The Khakas (Khakas people) people are Turkic (Turkic peoples), and their culture, including music, has some similarities to the culture of Tuva (Tuva#Culture), a neighboring region in Central Asia. Like Tuva, Overtone singing


stories high

the salty Lake Shira, home to an old Soviet health spa * Sorsk Other destinations * The Great Salbyk Kurgan — a grandiose burial mound 7 stories high * Chazy Nature Reserve * Khakassky Nature Reserve — stone markers atop ancient burial mounds abound in this steppe reserve * Maly Abakan Nature Reserve Understand thumb 300px Megaliths on the Khakass steppe (File:Abakan16.jpg) Khakassia is named for the Khakass people, close relatives of the Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan), who comprise only


singing

, Chuvashia (Chuvash Republic), Khakassia, Tuva, Yakutia (Sakha Republic), the Altai Republic, Kabardino-Balkaria, and Karachayevo-Cherkessiya. Each of these subdivisions has its own flag, parliament, laws, and official state language (in addition to Russian (Russian language)). Altai and Khakassia Tuva’s neighbouring states, the Altai Republic to the west, and Khakassia to the northwest, have developed forms of throat singing called ‘’kai’’, or ‘’khai

grain, flour and butter into central Russia and Western Europe. Commerce in the Siberian town of Berdsk, early 20th century. Khakassia is a region in Russia. The Khakas (Khakas people) people are Turkic (Turkic peoples), and their culture, including music, has some similarities to the culture of Tuva (Tuva#Culture), a neighboring region in Central Asia. Like Tuva, Overtone singing

throat-singing is practiced in Khakassia, often accompanied by a two-stringed instrument called the khomys. thumb A group of Khakas at Minusinsk (File:MinusinskTatars.jpg) The '''Khakas''', or '''Khakass''' (Khakas (Khakas language): ), are a Turkic (Turkic languages)-speaking people, who live in Russia, in the republic of Khakassia in southern Siberia. They speak the Khakas language. - ! bgcolor "#ccccff" style "padding:0 0 0


agricultural development

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cultural history

about 10% of the population. Khakassia is often called Siberia's Archaeological Mecca for its enormous quantity of important archaeological sites. Khakassia is full of monuments to the cultural history bestowed upon the region by the people who have inhabited and traversed its steppes for 30,000 years. Travelers may take interest in the many kurgans (burial mounds), sacred sites, rock drawings, stone obelisks, ruined cities, ruins of forts (as old as 3,000 years), and near ubiquitous menhirs


time time

- style "background:#00cc00;" Krasnoyarsk Time Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, and Tuva Republic. '''''Drepanophycus spinaeformis''''' was first discovered in Scotland; fossils have since been recovered in Russia (around Lake Shunet in the republic of Khakassia), in the Yunnan province of the People's Republic


gold silver

and include iron, gold, silver, coal, oil, and natural gas. Molybdenum deposits are the largest in Russia. Forests cover the south and the west of the republic. History From the 6th century Khakassia was the core of the old Yenisei Kirghiz state. In the 13th century, following defeat by the Mongols, the majority of the Kyrgyz people migrated southwest to their current homeland in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan). Modern Khakassians


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of the Constitution of the Republic of Khakassia states that the republic may have an anthem, providing a law is adopted to that effect. As of 2014, no such law is in place. holiday holiday_ref political_status Republic political_status_link Republics of Russia federal_district Siberian (Siberian Federal District) economic_region East Siberian (East Siberian economic region) adm_ctr_type Capital (Capital city) adm_ctr_name Abakan adm_ctr_ref ref name &quot

;Capital" Constitution of the Republic of Khakassia, Article 71 official_lang_list Khakas (Khakas language) official_lang_ref Constitution of the Republic of Khakassia, Article 69 pop_2010census 532403 pop_2010census_rank 70th urban_pop_2010census 67.3% rural_pop_2010census 32.7% pop_2010census_ref pop_density pop_density_as_of pop_density_ref pop_latest 534079

Khakassia

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