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 • BuryatУлаан Үдэ
Ulan-Ude City Center
Ulan-Ude City Center
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of Ulan-Ude
Ulan-Ude is located in Russia
Location of Ulan-Ude
Ulan-Ude is located in Russia
Ulan-Ude (Russia)
Coordinates: 51°50′N 107°36′E / 51.833°N 107.600°E / 51.833; 107.600Coordinates: 51°50′N 107°36′E / 51.833°N 107.600°E / 51.833; 107.600
Federal subjectBuryatia
City status since1775
 • BodyCity Council of Deputies[1]
 • Mayor[1]Alexander Golkov[1]
 • Total347.6 km2 (134.2 sq mi)
500 m (1,600 ft)
 • Total404,426
 • Estimate 
434,869 (+7.5%)
 • Rank45th in 2010
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
 • Subordinated tocity of republic significance of Ulan-Ude
 • Capital ofRepublic of Buryatia
 • Capital ofcity of republic significance of Ulan-Ude
 • Urban okrugUlan-Ude Urban Okrug
 • Capital ofUlan-Ude Urban Okrug
Time zoneUTC+8 (MSK+5 Edit this on Wikidata[4])
Postal code(s)[5]
Dialing code(s)+7 3012
City DaySeptember's first Saturday
Twin townsTaipei, Berkeley, Elista, Omsk, ChangchunEdit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID81701000001

Ulan-Ude (Russian:Ула́н-Удэ́; Buryat: Улаан-Үдэ), formerly Verkhneudinsk (Верхнеу́динск), the capital city of the Buryat Republic, Russia. The city is located about 100 km south-east of Lake Baikal. It sits at the foot of the Khamar-Daban and Khrebet Ulan-Burgasy mountain ranges, next to the confluence of the Selenga River and its tributary, the Uda. The city is divided into two parts by the Uda. Population 359,391 (2002 Census); 352,530 (1989 Census). It is the third largest city in East Siberia. It is served by Ulan-Ude Airport (Mukhino) as well as the smaller Ulan-Ude Vostochny Airport.

Ulan-Ude was founded in 1666 by the Russian Cossacks. Due to its geographical position, the city grew rapidly and became a large trade centre which connected Russia with China and Mongolia. There are old merchants' mansions richly decorated with wood and stone carving in the historical center of Ulan-Ude, along the river banks. They represent beautiful examples of Russian classicism. There is also a large and highly unusual head of Lenin in the central square.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Baikal24".
  2. "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)
  3. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  4. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  5. Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (Russian)

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