Where is Angarsk?

Olga Koval
Olga Koval
April 24, 2015
Where is Angarsk?

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Angarsk - a city in the Irkutsk region. It is one of the most comfortable cities in Eastern Siberia. At the same time, Angarsk is actually a satellite city of Irkutsk, which is thirty-five kilometers from the regional center.

Features of the location of Angarsk

The city is located on the Angara River, by the way, it is the only river flowing from Lake Baikal. The city began to be built in the post-war period, when it was decided to build plants for the refining of petroleum products, engineering and the chemical industry. But gradually Angarsk grew out of the usual working settlement and became a beautiful and modern city. In 2005 and 2008, the city ranked first in landscaping, and in 2003 - in second place. The population of Angarsk is about 200 thousand people, but the number is gradually falling, as the industry of the city is gradually fading.

From Moscow to the point where Angarsk is located on the map - 5180 kilometers.To get to Angarsk, it is best to get to Irkutsk, which is an important transportation hub. The trans-Siberian highway passes through the city, which connects the West and East of Russia. Fifty kilometers from Angarsk is Irkutsk Airport. 117 kilometers from the city is Lake Baikal.

The nearest regional centers from Angarsk are Irkutsk (35 kilometers) and Krasnoyarsk (1010 kilometers). To Moscow - 5106 kilometers. Much closer to the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar - 1046 kilometers, to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan - 2186 kilometers.

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