The Scientific Potential of Siberia

Buryat Research Center


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     Republic Buryatia, the capital of which is Ulan-Ude, occupies a mountainous area east of Lake Baikal, known as Transbaikalia (its area is 351 thousand sq.km, its population 1049 thousand people). Four fifth of its territory is covered with forest. Mining industry, production and processing of non-ferrous metals and non-metallic minerals, machine-building, air-craft, woodworking, pulp-and paper, food and consumer goods industries, as well as agriculture, fishery, fox and mink farms are the main sources of economy of Buryatia.

The Buryat Research Centre (BRC) of RAS SB includes:
Buryat Institute of Social Sciences
Buryat Institute of Natural Sciences
Buryat Institute of Biology
Baikal Institute of Environmental Management
Buryat Institute of Geology


Buryat Research Institute of Agriculture

Higher Education:

Branch of Novosibirsk State University
and other 4 institutes

An open-air museum

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