Krasnoyarsk is a city and the administrative center of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located on the Yenisei River. It is an important junction of the Trans-Siberian Railway and one of Russia's largest producers of aluminium. The city is also notable for its nature landscapes; author Anton Chekhov judged Krasnoyarsk to be the most beautiful city in Siberia.
It has a population of over 1 million people. It is known for its nature and has been referred to as the most beautiful city in Siberia. Forested mountains and cliffs are prevalent south of the city.