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Irkutsk

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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A central Siberian province, separated from China by the Sayan Mountains; it has Lake Baikal on the E., Yenisei and Yakutsk on the W. and N.; a rich pastoral country, watered by the navigable rivers Angara and the Lena, agriculture, cattle rearing are prosperous industries; there are gold, iron, and salt mines; one-third of the population are forced colonists; the capital, Irkutsk, is the seat of government for Eastern Siberia, an ecclesiastical centre, and the chief emporium of commerce; it is the finest city in Siberia.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Irkutsk'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​i/irkutsk.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
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