Улан-Удэ

    Town chronicles

    Town chronicles
    Modern Ulan-Ude developed from a small winter hut, built by soldiers under command of Gavrila Lovtsov in1666, a pentagon shaped ostrog (a kind of a fortress) to protect against Mongols in the east established in 1675, a town named Udinsk – Verkhneudinsk in 1690, every period being a certain milestone.   Town chronicles

    Ulan-Ude: brief information

    Ulan-Ude: brief information
    Ulan-Ude lies in the mountain valley of the Selenga and the Uda rivers between Khamar-Daban and Ulan-Burgasy ranges, 75 kilometers east of Lake Baikal. Country: The Russian Federation The subject of federation: Republic Buryatiya The name of municipal union: The city of Ulan-Ude  (bur. Улаан Үдэ) Coordinates: 51°50′00 ″ a northern latitude107°37′00 ″ east longitude Internal division: 3 districts: Zheleznodorozhny (Railway), Octyabrsky, Sovetsky Area of the territory: 377 sq. km. Population: 405,8 thousand people The head of administration (mayor): Alexander Golkov (since 2012) Year of foundation: 1666 City since: 1775 year Telephone code: +7 3012 Postal codes: 6700xx Official site:  http://www.ulan-ude-eg.ru     From the history: Modern Ulan-Ude developed from a small winter hut, built by soldiers under command of Gavrila Lovtsov in1666, a pentagon shaped ostrog (a kind of a fortress) to protect against Mongols in the east established in 1675, a town named Udinsk – Verkhneudinsk in 1690, every period being a certain milestone. Geographical position: Republic of Buryatia is located in the south of Siberia and lake Baikal shores. It borders on Mongolia in the South, Irkutsk region and Tyva Republic in the North-West, Zabaikalsky region in the East. Сapital of the Republic of Buryatia is Ulan-Ude. It is 5532 kilometers east of Moscow. Local time is Moscow time plus five hours or in other words Moscow is five hours behind Ulan-Ude.  Climate: Climate is extreme continental. Winter is long, frosty and sunny. Summer is short, with hot days and cool nights. Good rainfalls happen only in July and August. Autumn is warm and dry and is known by its long «Indian summer». Climate of Buryatia is good for health because of abundant sunshine, dry air and rare clouds. By the number of sunny days (327days) the republic is compared with the Crimea, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It has long been named as «Sunny Buryatia». 

    About Ulan-Ude

    Country: The Russian Federation The subject of federation: Republic Buryatiya The name of municipal union: The city of Ulan-Ude  (bur. Улаан Үдэ) Country: The Russian Federation The subject of federation: Republic Buryatiya The name of municipal union: The city of Ulan-Ude  (bur. Улаан Үдэ) Coordinates: 51°50′00 ″ a northern latitude107°37′00 ″ east longitude Internal division: 3 districts: Zheleznodorozhny (Railway), Octyabrsky, Sovetsky Area of the territory: 377 sq. km. Population: 405,8 thousand people The head of administration (mayor): Alexander Golkov (since 2012) Year of foundation: 1666 City since: 1775 year Telephone code: +7 3012 Postal codes: 6700xx Official site:  http://www.ulan-ude-eg.ru     From the history: Modern Ulan-Ude developed from a small winter hut, built by soldiers under command of Gavrila Lovtsov in1666, a pentagon shaped ostrog (a kind of a fortress) to protect against Mongols in the east established in 1675, a town named Udinsk – Verkhneudinsk in 1690, every period being a certain milestone. Geographical position:Republic of Buryatia is located in the south of Siberia and lake Baikal shores. It borders on Mongolia in the South, Irkutsk region and Tyva Republic in the North-West, Zabaikalsky region in the East. Сapital of the Republic of Buryatia is Ulan-Ude. It is 5532 kilometers east of Moscow. Local time is Moscow time plus five hours or in other words Moscow is five hours behind Ulan-Ude.  Climate:Ulan-Ude lies in the mountain valley of the Selenga and the Uda rivers between Khamar-Daban and Ulan-Burgasy ranges, 75 kilometers east of Lake Baikal. Climate is extreme continental. Winter is long, frosty and sunny. Summer is short, with hot days and cool nights. Goodrainfalls happen only in July and August. Autumn is warm and dry and is known by its long «Indian summer». Climate of Buryatia is good for health because of abundant sunshine, dry air and rare clouds. By the number of sunny days (327days) the republic is compared with the Crimea, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It has long been named as «Sunny Buryatia». 

    Flag and Coat of Arms

    Flag and Coat of Arms
    Coat of Arms Ulan-Ude coat of arms is a historical coat of arms of the town of Verkhneudinsk (renamed into Ulan-Ude in 1934). It was approved by the highest order on October 26, 1790. At the top of the shield there is a tower crown symbolizing the status of Ulan-Ude, the capital of the Russian Federation region.