Irkut River

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Road sign Irkut River near the village Zaktuy in Tunkinsky District of Buryatia (2005)

Irkut (Russian: Ирку́т, Mongolian: Эрхүү гол Buryat: Эрхүү гол) is a river in the Buryat Republic and Irkutsk Oblast of Russia. It is Angara's left tributary. The length of the river is 488 kilometers (303 mi). The area of its basin is 15,000 square kilometers (5,800 sq mi). The Irkut River freezes up in late October - mid-November and stays icebound until late April - early May. The city of Irkutsk is located at the mouth of the Irkut River in the Angara River.

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Coordinates: 51°49′03″N 103°20′23″E / 51.81737°N 103.33972°E / 51.81737; 103.33972