Definitions for "Abakan"
Abakan is the capital of the Republic of Khakassia in Russia, in South Siberia. It is located in the central part of Minusinsk Depression, at the confluence of the rivers Yenisei and Abakan, at ; at approximately the same latitude as Hamburg and Minsk. Population: 165,197 (2002 Census); 159,000 (January 1, 1994 est.).