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Irkutsk

city in eastern Russia
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Irkutsk is a city in Russia. It was founded in 1661. It is named after the Irkut River. It is one of the largest cities in Siberia.

Irkutsk

Иркутск
Clockwise, from the upper right corner: Clock Tower, Picture Gallery, Irkutsk panorama from the dam, Local Lore Museum, Khudozhestvenny Cinema, Kazan Church
Clockwise, from the upper right corner: Clock Tower, Picture Gallery, Irkutsk panorama from the dam, Local Lore Museum, Khudozhestvenny Cinema, Kazan Church
Flag of Irkutsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Irkutsk
Coat of arms
Anthem: none
Location of Irkutsk
Irkutsk is located in Russia
Irkutsk
Irkutsk
Location of Irkutsk
Irkutsk is located in Irkutsk Oblast
Irkutsk
Irkutsk
Irkutsk (Irkutsk Oblast)
Coordinates: 52°17′N 104°17′E / 52.283°N 104.283°E / 52.283; 104.283Coordinates: 52°17′N 104°17′E / 52.283°N 104.283°E / 52.283; 104.283
CountryRussia
Federal subjectIrkutsk Oblast[2]
Founded1661[3]
Government
 • BodyDuma
 • Mayor[4]Dmitri Berdnikov[4]
Area
 • Total277 km2 (107 sq mi)
Elevation
440 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 • Total587,891
 • Estimate 
(2018)[7]
623,869 (+6.1%)
 • Rank24th in 2010
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toCity of Irkutsk[2][1]
 • Capital ofIrkutsk Oblast[2], Irkutsky District[2]
 • Urban okrugIrkutsk Urban Okrug[8]
 • Capital ofIrkutsk Urban Okrug[8], Irkutsky Municipal District[9]
Time zoneUTC+8 (MSK+5 Edit this on Wikidata[10])
Postal code(s)[11]
664xxx
Dialing code(s)+7 3952[12]
City DayFirst Saturday of June
Twin townsVilnius, Pforzheim, Shenyang, Ulaanbaatar, Kanazawa, Eugene, Novi Sad, Évian-les-Bains, Strömsund, Pordenone, Grenoble, Dijon, Simferopol, KrasnoyarskEdit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID25701000001
Websitewww1.irkutsk.ru
Kazansky Church Irkutsk.jpg

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Charter of Irkutsk Oblast
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Law #49-OZ
  3. Lantzeff, George V., and Richard A. Pierce (1973). Eastward to Empire: Exploration and Conquest on the Russian Open Frontier, to 1750. Montreal eduacadtion: McGill-Queen's U.P.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Мэр - Официальный портал города Иркутска". Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  5. "Федеральная служба государственной статистики Российской Федерации - База данных показателей муниципальных образований". Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  6. "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1[[Category:Articles containing Russian-language text]]" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1)]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  7. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Law #88-oz
  9. Law #94-oz
  10. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  11. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Russian)
  12. "International Calling Codes - Pg2". The-acr.com. Retrieved 2013-03-26.