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Irkutsk (English)
Иркутск (Russian)
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Irkutsk at night
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Location of Irkutsk Oblast in Russia
Irkutsk is located in Irkutsk Oblast
Location of Irkutsk in Irkutsk Oblast
Coordinates: 52°18′44″N 104°17′45″E / 52.31222°N 104.29583°E / 52.31222; 104.29583Coordinates: 52°18′44″N 104°17′45″E / 52.31222°N 104.29583°E / 52.31222; 104.29583
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Coat of arms
City Day First Sunday of June
Administrative status (as of December 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Irkutsk Oblast
Administratively subordinated to City of Irkutsk
Administrative center of City of Irkutsk, Irkutsky District, Irkutsk Oblast
Municipal status (as of December 2004)
Urban okrug Irkutsk Urban Okrug
Administrative center of Irkutsk Urban Okrug
Mayor Viktor Kondrashov
Representative body Duma
Population (2010 Census,
587,225 inhabitants[1]
Rank in 2010 24th
Population (2002 Census) 593,604 inhabitants[1]
Rank in 2002 24th
Time zone IRKT (UTC+09:00)
Founded 1661
Postal code(s) 664xxx
Dialing code(s) +7 3952
Official website
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Irkutsk is a city in Russia. It was founded in 1661. It is named after the Irkut River. It is one of the largest cities in Siberia.