Balagansk

Balagansk

 

an urban-type settlement in Ust’-Uda Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. It has a harbor on the left shore of the Angara, 78 km northeast of the Zalari railroad station (on the Taishet-Irkutsk line). Population in 1968, 4,900. There is lumber industry there, including a timber industry enterprise and a timber chemical plant. Other industry consists of a creamery and a fish-processing plant.

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(49) The Irkutsk district court at the turn of the 20th century conducted itinerant sessions less than 20 times annually, visiting Balagansk and Nizhneudinsk, and made single combined trips for three settlements at once--Verkholensk, Kirensk, and Bodaibo.