The republic of Khakasia is situated in the south of Eastern Siberia. Length of the republic from north to south is 400 km, from west to east - 200 km. Khakasia borders on Krasnoyarsky region in the north and the east, on the republic of Tyva in the south-west, on the republic of Mountainous Altai in the south-west, on Kemerovskaya region in the west.
The republic is divided into two parts: mountainous and steppes. The largest rivers are the Enisei and the Abakan. More than 40% of the republic is covered by forests.
The climate is sharp continental with cold winter and hot summer.
Khakasia is rich in minerals. There are supplies of coal, iron ore, different building materials: marble, gypsum, limestone, clay.