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Republic of Buryatia

Member Regional Governments Russia Republic of Buryatia

Leonid Vasilyevich Potapov

  • NationRussian Federation
  • Government NameRepublic of Buryatia
  • GovernorAlexey Tsydenov

Symbol

Flag

Flag

 

Coat of arms

Coat of arms

 

History

  • 1923: The Buryat-Mongolian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was established.
  • 1937: In that same year, Buryatia was renamed into Buryat Autonomous Socialist Republic.
  • 1991: The Parliament of Buryatia was eliminated such definitions as“Soviet”and“Socialist”from the name of the republic, and the republic's new name became simply the Republic of Buryatia.
  • 1994: The first President of Buryatia was elected.

Basic Information

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Geography/Climate
  • Area: 351,300㎢
  • Location : Buryatia is located in the southern part of East Siberia to the southeast of Baikal Lake. It borders the Mongolia in the south, on the Republic of Tyva in the southwest, on the Irkutsk oblast in the north-west and the Chita oblast in the east. The administrative, economic and cultural centre of the Republic is the city of Ulan-Ude. The distance from Ulan-Ude to Moscow by the railroad is 5519 km.
  • Climate : The climate of Buryatia is sharp- continental with cold winter and hot summers. Winters are cold with dry frosts and little snow. Springs are windy with late frosts and almost without rainfalls. Summers are short with hot days and cold nights, with heavy rains in July and August. Autumn comes slowly without sudden changes of weather, sometimes autumns are long and warm. The average summer temperature is 18C above zero, in winter it is 22C below zero and annual average temperature is 1,6C below zero. Annual rainfalls and snowfalls achieve 244㎜
Population
  • Population : 970,000(2010)
  • Population density : 2.77/㎢
Major events
  • The Day of Baikal(August 2 ~ 3)
Major events
  • Ivolginsky Buddhist Datsan, Gremyachinsk(Baikal Lake)

Economic Status

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Economy(2010)
  • GRDP: 136.4 bn RUB (approx. 4.5 bn USD) (2010)
  • Per capita GRDP: 132,100 RUB (approx. 4,403 USD) (2010)

Others

  • Contact:Ministry of Economy
  • Address:670001, Russian Federation, Republic of Buryatia, Lenina Street, 54, post office box 26
  • Tel.:7-3012-21-31-64
  • Fax.:7-3012-21-45-43
  • Official Website : http://egov-buryatia.ru