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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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Cheremkhovo Settlements / Settlements of Irkutsk Region / 5 августа 2009

Cheremkhovo Cheremkhovo is a town of region subordination and the centre of the Cheremkhovsky District of Irkutsk Region.
Foundation of Cheremkhovo: in 1772, town status in 1917.

Town of Subordination: Svirsk.
Geographic Coordinates of Cheremkhovo: 53°13′N 103°02′E; located on the Irkutsk-Cheremkhovo Plain.
Zone Standard Time: MSD (Moscow Daylight Time) +5 hours

Total Area of Cheremkhovo: 117 km2.
Population of Cheremkhovo: 56 000 (1939); 121 700 (1959); 73 600 (1989); 70 500 (1998); 55 600(2006).
Renamings: no.

Culture and Museums of Cheremkhovo

Drama Theatre.

Architecture and Tourist Attractions of Cheremkhovo

There is the church of St Nicholas at Golumet village of the Cheremkhovsky District of Irkutsk Region.

History of Cheremkhovo

It was founded as a village in 1772 near a post house on the Moscow tract. The first coal mine of the Irkutsky (Cheremkhovsky) coal basin was opened in 1896. During construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway a great amount of mines as well as industrial communities near these mines had been built. There were 89 industrial communities in 1906.


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

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

  • Angarsk Settlements of Irkutsk Region
  • Usolye-Sibirskoye Settlements of Irkutsk Region
  • Zima Settlements of Irkutsk Region

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