Khabarovsk is the largest city in the Russian Far East, located 30 kilometers from the Chinese border, at the crossing of the Amur and Ussuri Rivers, about 800 kilometers from Vladivostok.
Khabarovsk- is one of the oldest cities in the Amur region. It was founded in 1858.
Today, Khabarovsk is a major administrative, industrial, and cultural center of the Russian Far East. Its population is about 600.000 inhabitants.
Khabarovsk is also a major scientific and cultural center with 9 Academic Institutes and branches of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 16 scientific research institutes, and over 10 institutions of higher education where students are trained in over 80 specialties.
Khabarovsk climate is pleasant all year round with bright colors of autumn, warm summer, snowy winter and sunny spring.
There are several theaters, including Drama Theater, Musical Comedy Theater, Young Spectators' Theater, Triada Theater (Pantomime), White Theater, Puppet Theater, Circus and Philharmonic hall. You can enjoy by the Far Easternwild animals, (including tigers, bears and wolves) in the Zoo Garden., to get acquainted with the culture of small indigenous people at Sikachi Alyan Nanai village and to admire by the cruise along the great Amur river.