Irkutsk Oblast

Irkutsk Oblast

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Irkutsk Oblast is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in south-eastern Siberia in the basins of Angara River, Lena, and Nizhnyaya Tunguska Rivers. The administrative center is the city of Irkutsk. By the end of the 17th century Irkutsk was a small town, the monasteries were being built, the suburbs and agricultural settlements were being formed. Since the eighteenth century in Irkutsk the trades and crafts began to develop, the gold and silver craftsmen, smiths appeared. In relation with the expansion of Russian state to the East from Irkutsk, the city became a capital of enormous territories from the Enisey to the Pacific, it played an important role in the exploration and securing vast Eastern-Siberian and Far-Eastern territories to Russia.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135892606
  • 9786135892604