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22-Jul-2020 00:58

Irkutsk is located about 850 kilometres (530 mi) to the south-east of Krasnoyarsk, and about 520 kilometres (320 mi) north of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia.The city proper lies on the Angara River, a tributary of the Yenisei, 72 kilometers (45 mi) below its outflow from Lake Baikal and on the bank opposite the suburb of Glaskovsk.

The Irkut River, from which the town takes its name, is a smaller river that joins the Angara directly opposite the city.Irkutsk is situated in a landscape of rolling hills within the thick taiga that is typical in Eastern Siberia. According to the regional plan, Irkutsk city will be combined with its neighboring industrial towns of Shelekhov and Angarsk to form a metropolitan area with a total population of over a million.