Lake Baikal - is a lake in Eastern Siberia, the maximum depth is more than 1600 metres, the length of Lake Baikal is 636 km, the width is from 25 to 80 km. There is the Olkhon island near the northwest shore of lake Baikal. Olkhon is the heart of ancient stories and historical legendaries.
Town of City Subordination: Alzamai. Geographic Coordinates of Nizhneudinsk: 54° 56' N, 98° 58' E, located at the foot of the Eastern Sayan Mountains, on the Uda River in the basin of the Yenisei River. Zone Standard Time: MSD (Moscow Daylight Time) +5 hours
Total Area of Nizhneudinsk: 98 km2. Population of Nizhneudinsk: 10 400 (1926); 38 800 (1959); 43 700(1989); 43 200 (1998); 38 400 (2006). Renamings: no.
Average temperatures: January -20, April +1, July +19, October 0.
History of Nizhneudinsk
It is founded as Pokrovsky Gorodok by cossaks in 1648.The ostrozhek (small burg) was founded in 1649 and the ostrog (burg) in 1664. Nizhneudinsk had been an exchange and trade point of gold and livestock products for a long time. Food, clothes and hunting provisions were exported.
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