767,00 sq km
Located on the Irkutsk-Cheremhovskaya Plain where the Irkut River flows into the Angara, 66 km south-west from the Lake Baikal.
52 18 N, 104 15 E
approx 592,400 (2005 est.)
1686 (Irkutsk received a city status).
The climate is continental. The average temperature in January -15 C, in July +19 C.
UTC/GMT + 8 hours
Lake Baikal, Irkutsk Museum.