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SiberiaSiberia can be originally divided into two zones: Western Siberia and Eastern Siberia. Western Siberia - Tyumen Region, Altai, Kemerovo Region. Eastern Siberia - Taimyr District, Tunguska Areas, Yakutia, Transbaikalia, Irkutsk Region и Republic of Buryatia.

Lake BaikalLake 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.

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Nizhneudinsk Settlements / Settlements of Irkutsk Region / 5 августа 2009

Nizhneudinsk Nizhneudinsk is a city of the district subordination, the centre of the Nizhneudinsky District of Irkutsk Region.
Foundation of Nizhneudinsk: in 1648, incorporated in 1783.

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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Other Settlements in Eastern Siberia and Irkutsk region:

  • Ust-Kut Settlements of Irkutsk Region
  • Tulun Settlements of Irkutsk Region
  • Alzamai Settlements of Irkutsk Region

  • Hamar-Daban - Chivyrkuy Bay - Maloe More - Sayan Mountains - Evenkis - Ivolginsky Datsan - Nilova Hermitage - Taiga - Steppes - Tundra

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