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A city of south-central Russia near the southern end of Lake Baikal. It is an industrial center and a major stop on the Trans-Siberian Railroad.


(Russian irˈkutsk)
(Placename) a city in S Russia; situated on the Trans-Siberian railway; university (1918); one of the largest industrial centres in Siberia, esp for heavy engineering. Pop: 587 000 (2005 est)



a city in the S Russian Federation in Asia, on the Angara, W of Lake Baikal. 626,000.
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