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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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Zima Settlements / Settlements of Irkutsk Region / 5 августа 2009

Zima Zima is a town of region subordination and the centre of the Ziminsky District of Irkutsk Region.
Foundation of Zima: in 1743; town status in1922.

Geographic Coordinates of Zima: 53°55′N 102°03′E; located on the Irkutsk-Cheremkhovo Plain, on the Oka River, a tributary of the Angara River, near the inflow of the Oka River into the Zima River.
Zone Standard Time: MSD (Moscow Daylight Time) +5 hours

Total Area of Zima: 54 km2.
Population of Zima: 26 800 (1939); 38 500 (1959); 41 800 (1989); 36 900 (1998); 34 100 (2006).
Renamings: no.

Average temperatures: January -23, April +1, July +18, October -1.

Architecture and Tourist Attractions of Zima

The functional white-stone church of St Nicholas God-pleaser was built in 1884. There are also wooden-house estates in the Burya and Kimiltey settlements of the Ziminsky District built in the 19th century.

History of Zima

The village of Staraya Zima on the present site of the town was established in 1743. In 1898, the Trans-Siberian railway was built through the village and a railroad station was open. Town status was granted to Zima in 1925. forestry has been mainly developed since 1915.


Map of Zima and Neighborhood, scale 1:200000 (2 km to 1 cm).Link

Zima Map of Irkutsk Region
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Other Settlements in Eastern Siberia and Irkutsk region:

  • Ust-Kut Settlements of Irkutsk Region
  • Usolye-Sibirskoye Settlements of Irkutsk Region
  • Cheremkhovo Settlements of Irkutsk Region

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