Irkutsk

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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
Coat of arms of Irkutsk
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]
OKTMO ID25701000001
City DayFirst Saturday of June
Twin townsVilnius, Pforzheim, Shenyang, Ulaanbaatar, Kanazawa, Eugene, Novi Sad, Évian-les-Bains, Strömsund Municipality, Pordenone, Grenoble, Dijon, Simferopol, Krasnoyarsk, Gangneung, BiałystokEdit this on Wikidata
Websitewww1.irkutsk.ru
Kazansky Church Irkutsk.jpg

Irkutsk is a city in Russia and the administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast. 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 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. ISBN 9780773501331.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Мэр - Официальный портал города Иркутска". Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  5. "Федеральная служба государственной статистики Российской Федерации - База данных показателей муниципальных образований". Archived from the original on May 27, 2020. Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  6. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [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.
  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) (in Russian)
  12. "International Calling Codes - Pg2". The-acr.com. Retrieved 2013-03-26.