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Irkutsk Destination Guide

Touring Irkutsk in Russia

Irkutsk in the region of Irkutsk with its 586,695 citizens is a city located in Russia - some 2,611 mi or ( 4202 km ) East of Moscow , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Irkutsk

Time in Irkutsk is now 07:51 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Irkutsk " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ust'-Ordynskiy, Ust'-Kuda, Urik, Ulan-Ude, and Irkutsk. Being here already, consider visiting Ust'-Ordynskiy . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Irkutsk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Russia: Irkutsk - A Siberian treasure

3:35 min by Nigel Fowler Sutton
Views: 5017 Rating: 4.79

Founded in 1651 as a Cossack Garrison and an important staging post on the Trans-Siberian Railway, Irkutsk lies in the midst of the Siberia Taiga, on the Angara River flowing from Lake Baikal a mere 7 ..


1:40 min by TheRaden5
Views: 4561 Rating: 5.00

October 6, 2012. Channel TVC. Russia, Irkutsk. The next batch of YAK-130 aircraft went to 786-th training aviation center. ..

Ёхор западных бурят/Yokhor of western buryats

2:51 min by Dirty Money
Views: 4154 Rating: 4.38

Ансамбль бурятской песни и танца "Улаалзай", г. Иркутск. Buryat folk dance and songs ensemble Ulaalzay, Irkutsk City. ..

The Paris of Siberia Technotrekker's photos around Irkutsk, Russia (irkutsk siberia russia)

2:20 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 1765 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Technotrekker's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about thes ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Irkutsk State Pedagogical College

Irkutsk State Pedagogical College, also called Irkutsk State Teacher Training University was founded in 1909 in Irkutsk, Siberia as the University for training intending teachers for schools and colleges. Now the University consists of 9 faculties and there are over 35 specialities. In 2009, it was renamed as East Siberian Educational Academy.

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Located at 52.29 104.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1909, Irkutsk, Universities in Siberia

Irkutsk State Linguistic University

Irkutsk State Linguistic University is a university in Irkutsk, Siberia in eastern Russia founded in 1948. The university consists of two institutes (Institute of Cross-cultural Communication and Institute of Educational Technologies) and two independent faculties (Social Sciences Faculty and Education-by-Correspondence Faculty).

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Located at 52.29 104.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Irkutsk, Universities and institutes established in the Soviet Union, Universities in Irkutsk Oblast

Yunosti Island

Ostrov Yunosti is a river island in the center of the city of Irkutsk, Russia. This island is covered with woodland and is a popular place for walking. Other attractions include cafes and discos. A bridge joins the island to the river bank, close to the river fountain and the monument of Alexander III.

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Located at 52.28 104.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Geography of Irkutsk Oblast, Islands of Russia, River islands of Asia

Vladivostok Air Flight 352

Vladivostok Air Flight 352 was a scheduled passenger flight from Yekaterinburg, Russia to Vladivostok via Irkutsk which, on 4 July 2001 lost control and crashed while approaching Irkutsk Airport. A total of 136 passengers and 9 flight crew members perished in the accident, making it the third deadliest aircraft crash over Russian territory to date. The Tupolev Tu-154M was on approach for Irkutsk, when the pilots lowered the landing gear, the co-pilot realized that the plane was banking.

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Located at 52.28 104.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 2001 in Russia, Accidents and incidents involving the Tupolev Tu-154, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2001, Aviation accidents and incidents in Russia

Trud Stadium (Irkutsk)

Trud Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Irkutsk, Russia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is home to FC Zvezda Irkutsk. The stadium holds 18,500 people.

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Located at 52.28 104.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Football venues in Russia, Sports venues built in the Soviet Union

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Irkutsk