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.
The total area of the Nukutsky District of Irkutsk Region is 2400 square km.
Population of Nukutsky District of Irkutsk Region
Total Population of the Nukutsky District as of 1.01.2008 is 16 925 inhabitants. Average population is 483 inhabitants for a settlement, Average population of rural administration is 1 693 inhabitants.
The ethnic composition of the Nukutsky District is the Russians, the Buryats, the Tartars, the Ukrainians, the Lithuanians and others.
The administrative center is Novonukutsky urban-type settlement (4 512 inhabitants as of 1.01.2008).
The distance to the regional centre is 250 km.
Climate of Nukutsky District of Irkutsk Region
Climate is strongly continental and characterized by seasonal and diurnal heat variation. Winter is cold, the temperature in January is from 22,5С to -50С. Summer is dry and hot, the temperature in July is from+18,3С to 36С.
Natural Resources of Nukutsky District of Irkutsk Region
The main resources are gypsum and coal. There are also building materials such as sand, clay, gravel, lime and timber.
The Nukutsky District of Irkutsk Region is rich in sulfurous water containing H2S units which is more than in the balneological resort “Matsesta” in Sochi (200 H2H units). There are also Izhevsk mineral water-type mineral springs
Transportation Infrastructure of Nukutsky District of Irkutsk Region
The distance to the nearest station Zalari is 25 km.
The length of hard-surface roads is 309 km.
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