Buryat Republic


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Buryat Republic

(bʊəˈjɑːtɪə; Russian buˈrjaːtija) or

Buryatia

n
(Placename) a constituent republic of SE central Russia, on Lake Baikal: mountainous, with forests covering over half the total area. Capital: Ulan-Ude. Pop: 981 000 (2002). Area: 351 300 sq km (135 608 sq miles)
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The airline operates domestic scheduled and charter flights to 11 destinations in nine aimags (provinces) of Mongolia and operates international scheduled service to Hailar in China's Inner Mongolia region and Ulan-Ude in Russian Federation's Buryat Republic, and charter services to points in China, Russia and Kazakhstan.
Last September I traveled with the Zhambalovs to the Aga Buryat Autonomous Region, situated along the left bank of a river and 500 miles east of the Buryat Republic, where Siberia, Mongolia and China come together.
Leonid Vasilejevich (1) Potapov, the present president of the Buryat Republic, is a Russian.