The City of Krasnodar Russia

by Jason

Krasnodar is the Southern Capital city of Russia.

Krasnodar is the administrative center of Krasnodar Krai. The city is also known as the southern capital of Russia. Krasnodar is the historic center of Kuban region. The city has an area of 192 km2 . It has a population of nearly 744,995 people by the census of 2010.

This city is nearly 835 miles distant from  Moscow city.

History of Krasnodar

The town was founded in the year of 1794. It was named Yekaterinodar. Yekaterinodar became an important center of Kuban Cossacks in the early time of 19th century.

The population of the city was about 45,000 in 1888. Yekaterinodar was a large trade center of Russia’s southern regions.

Climate of the City

The city has the humid continental climate with hot summers and no dry season. An average daily high temperature of 26°C is usually observed in summers. In winters the  average temperature stays below 9°C .

Educational Institutes of the City

The important universities are Kuban State University, Kuban State Agricultural University, Art and Culture University, Kuban State Medical Academy.

Economy of Krasnodar

Main industries of the city are gadget-making and metal-working. Production of construction materials, sewn and knitted garments, furniture making, tobacco and food are the other industries working here.

Places to Visit in Krasnodar

State academic drama theater, Puppet show theater, State circus, Philharmonic society, many parks, Botanic garden, aqua-park are some famous places to visit in the city.