Irkutsk Oblast 

Irkutsk Oblast is a region in Eastern Siberia, which borders Krasnoyarsk to the west, Evenkia to the northwest, Yakutia to the north, Zabaykalsky Krai to the northeast, Buryatia to the southeast, and Tuva to the southwest.

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Irkutsk is capital of the Russian province of Irkutsk Oblast in Eastern Siberia. In the early nineteenth century, many Russian artists, officers and nobles were sent into exile to Siberia for their part in the Decembrist revolt against Tsar Nicholas I.

Olkhon is by far the largest island in Lake Baikal, and one of the real jewels of Siberia.

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Listvyanka is a small town in Irkutsk Oblast on the shores of Lake Baikal. By bus or marshrutka from Irkutsk, mainly from the bus station, however some marshrutkas go from the railway station as well.

Slyudyanka is a town in Irkutsk Oblast 110km away from Irkutsk with population of 19,000 people.

Angarsk is a large city in Irkutsk Oblast on the Trans-Siberian Railway. From Irkutsk elektrichka departs every hour.

Bratsk is a large city in Irkutsk Oblast on the Baikal-Amur Mainline. 1200RUB 800RUB 1250RUB 2nd class Angara village, an open-air museum in some distance from Bratsk featuring Russian houses, the church and utesils of XVII—XX centuries as well as Evenk chums.

Tayshet is a city in Irkutsk Oblast. Tayshet is an important railway junction, as it's the starting point for the Baikal-Amur Mainline on the Trans-Siberian Railway.

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