Irkutsk

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Irkutsk (English)
Иркутск (Russian)
-  City[1]  -
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Clockwise, from the upper right corner: Clock Tower, Picture Gallery, Irkutsk panorama from the dam, Local Lore Museum, Khudozhestvenny Cinema, Kazan Church
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Coat of Arms of Irkutsk.svg
Flag of Irkutsk (Irkutsk oblast).svg
Coat of arms
Flag
Anthemnone
City DayFirst Saturday of June
Administrative status (as of December 2014)
CountryRussia
Federal subjectIrkutsk Oblast[2]
Administratively subordinated toCity of Irkutsk[2][1]
Municipal status (as of December 2004)
Urban okrugIrkutsk Urban Okrug[3]
Mayor[4]Dmitri Berdnikov[4]
Representative bodyDuma
Statistics
Area277 km2 (107 sq mi)[5]
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
587,891 inhabitants[6]
Rank in 201024th
Density2,122/km2 (5,496/sq mi)[7]
Time zoneIRKT (UTC+09:00)
Founded1661[8]
Postal code(s)664xxx
Dialing code(s)+7 3952[9]
Official website
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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.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Charter of Irkutsk Oblast
  2. 2.0 2.1 Law #49-OZ
  3. Law #88-oz
  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. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  8. 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.
  9. "International Calling Codes - Pg2". The-acr.com. Retrieved 2013-03-26.