Biryusinsk, Irkutsk, Russia

Biryusinsk is a town located in Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, on the Biryusa River, a tributary of the Angara River. It has a population of around 85,000 people. The town was founded in 1636 as a Cossack fort and was an important trading center in the 18th and 19th centuries. The town's economy is based on forestry, mining, and manufacturing. The weather in Biryusinsk is continental, with warm summers and cold winters. The average temperature in January is -18 degrees Celsius, while the average temperature in July is +18 degrees Celsius. The town has a rich history and heritage, and is home to a number of historical and cultural sites, including the Biryusinsk Museum of Local Lore and the Church of the Holy Trinity.

Famous Persons from Biryusinsk, Irkutsk, Russia

  • Viktor Mashinskiy - Born on November 3, 1949 - Member of the State Duma, and Politician
  • Valery Grigorievich Shpak - Born on August 10, 1944 - Physicist - State Prize of the Russian Federation
  • Q18044078 - Born on March 13, 1908 - Military personnel - Order of the Patriotic War 2nd class | Order of the Patriotic War 1st class | Medal "For Battle Merit" | Medal "For the Defence of Moscow" | Order of the Red Star | Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" | Hero of Socialist Labour | Order of Lenin (died: June 28, 1949)

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