Khabarovsk Krai Russia – the land of unimaginable contrasts. Only here you can see how the tropical vine wraps around the trunk of the Northern cedar, and among the snow flowers bloom in bright shades. On the only melted lake in the middle of a coniferous forest in the water floats a tropical duck-Mandarin, and among the coniferous trees flies incredibly beautiful butterfly-Mahon maaka. To retain the grandeur and diversity of the intended nature reserves of Khabarovsk Krai
The largest lake in the Khabarovsk territory is Chukchagirskoye. It is located in the area named after Polina Osipenko. Its area is 386 square kilometers. it is equal to the area of Khabarovsk, is 1.2% of the lake Baikal area and 0.04% of the lake Upper area on the border of Canada and the United States.
There is a popular urban legend, according to which near Khabarovsk is a real underground city with streets, buildings and a network of tunnels. Some citizens believe that many buildings in Khabarovsk are connected by underground passages, and secret passages allegedly lead from the city under the Amur river. However, diggers and other adventurers have not yet managed to find any traces of this metropolis under the surface of the Earth
In Khabarovsk widespread urban bike that the Iron statue of Khabarov was originally standing with his back to the station, and then the city authorities have deployed it, as the monument has greeted visitors in the appropriate manner. In fact, this is not the case-the monument has always had its present position.
Khabarovsk could never have appeared, if not for the Treaty of 1858, under which the left Bank of the Amur river was transferred to the Russian Empire. In may of the same year, a military Fort was founded here, called Khabarovsk, named after the discoverer of these places, Erofey Khabarovsk. Under the modern name of the city listed in 1893.