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Yakutsk

Passersby in the city center of Yakutkk. Yakutsk was founded in 1632 and celebrated 2007 the 375th anniversary. Yakutsk is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4 degrees (450 km) below the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (formerly the Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic), Russia and a major port on the Lena River. Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on earth, with winter temperatures averaging -40.9 degrees Celsius.

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Passersby in the city center of Yakutkk. Yakutsk was founded in 1632 and celebrated 2007 the 375th anniversary. Yakutsk is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4 degrees (450 km) below the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (formerly the Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic), Russia and a major port on the Lena River. Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on earth, with winter temperatures averaging -40.9 degrees Celsius.