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
Flag
Coat of arms of Irkutsk
Coat of arms
Anthem: none
Location of Irkutsk
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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

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 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.