Yakutsk was founded almost 400 years ago. Yakutsk is the capital city of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is the largest republic of Russia. Yakutsk is located on the Lena river. Yakutsk serves as the administrative center and as a river port. Population of Yakutsk is 300,000. University was founded in the city 70 years ago. Yakutsk has an arctic climate. Winters are very long and cold. It is not a good idea to walk out in the streets of Yakutsk in winter when the temperature falls below -40C. Please contact us to hire a Russian interpreter in Yakutsk.