Amur Tigers, Lotuses and Other Wonders of Russia’s Khabarovsk Region

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Lotus lakes, volcanoes, dammed lakes in valleys, old trams and the Dzhugdzhur Mountains – the Khabarovsk Region in Russia’s Far East is home to all this and more.

Lotus lakes, volcanoes, dammed lakes in valleys, old trams and the Dzhugdzhur Mountains – the Khabarovsk Region in Russia’s Far East is home to all this and more.

© RIA Novosti . Vitalii Belousov / Go to the photo bankLotus lakes, volcanoes, dammed lakes in valleys, old trams and the Dzhugdzhur Mountains – the Khabarovsk Region in Russia’s Far East is home to all this and more. The Khabarovsk Bridge, also known as the Amur Miracle, was the largest railway bridge in the Eurasian continent when it was constructed. The bridge is pictured on the Russian 5,000-ruble banknote.
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Lotus lakes, volcanoes, dammed lakes in valleys, old trams and the Dzhugdzhur Mountains – the Khabarovsk Region in Russia’s Far East is home to all this and more. The Khabarovsk Bridge, also known as the Amur Miracle, was the largest railway bridge in the Eurasian continent when it was constructed. The bridge is pictured on the Russian 5,000-ruble banknote.
© RIA Novosti . Ruslan Krivobok / Go to the photo bankWinter in Khabarovsk is usually very cold, with little snow.
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Winter in Khabarovsk is usually very cold, with little snow.
© RIA Novosti . Vyacheslav Reutov / Go to the photo bankSummer is hot and humid.
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Summer is hot and humid.
© RIA Novosti . Alexander Kryazhev / Go to the photo bankKhabarovsk trams – one of the region’s attractions – were first launched on November 5, 1956.
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Khabarovsk trams – one of the region’s attractions – were first launched on November 5, 1956.
© RIA Novosti . Vitalii Ankov / Go to the photo bankOne of the wonders of the Khabarovsk Region is lotus in bloom. This unique flower grows on a few lakes in the south of the region and blooms for only a few days.
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One of the wonders of the Khabarovsk Region is lotus in bloom. This unique flower grows on a few lakes in the south of the region and blooms for only a few days.
© RIA Novosti . Ruslan Krivobok / Go to the photo bankA view of Khabarovsk in winter.
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A view of Khabarovsk in winter.
© Sputnik / Public domainThe Sikhote-Alin mountain range is home to the Amur tiger, one of Russia’s natural treasures. The Amur tiger is the largest of the species, and the only subspecies of tiger to have adapted to life in the snow.
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The Sikhote-Alin mountain range is home to the Amur tiger, one of Russia’s natural treasures. The Amur tiger is the largest of the species, and the only subspecies of tiger to have adapted to life in the snow.
© RIA Novosti . Alexander Lyskin / Go to the photo bankThe Dzhugdzhur Mountains are another attraction of the region. The mountains run for over 700 km, with the highest peak – the Topko Mount – soaring to 1,906 meters.
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The Dzhugdzhur Mountains are another attraction of the region. The mountains run for over 700 km, with the highest peak – the Topko Mount – soaring to 1,906 meters.
© RIA Novosti . Alexander LyskinThe Far East’s largest timber-processing complex, Rimbunan Hijau.
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The Far East’s largest timber-processing complex, Rimbunan Hijau.
© RIA Novosti . Dvernik / Go to the photo bankThe Kur, a 434-km-long mountain river located 300 km north of Khabarovsk.
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The Kur, a 434-km-long mountain river located 300 km north of Khabarovsk.
© RIA Novosti . Alexander Kryazhev / Go to the photo bankThe population of Khabarovsk is 593,636 people. The city has two airports, four railway stations, developed road infrastructure and a river port.
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The population of Khabarovsk is 593,636 people. The city has two airports, four railway stations, developed road infrastructure and a river port.
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