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En NameBratsk
Ru NameБратск
Image Skylinebratskfountain.jpg
Image CaptionFountain on Sovetskaya Street, Bratsk
Map Label Positionright
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Bratsk (Irkutsk oblast).png
Federal SubjectIrkutsk Oblast
Adm Ctr OfBratsky District
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurBratsk Urban Okrug
Leader TitleMayor
Leader NameAlexander Serov
Representative BodyDuma
Area Km2428
Pop 2010census246300
Pop 2010census Rank75th
Pop 2002census259335
Pop 2002census Rank73rd
Established Date1955
Postal Codes665700 665732
Dialing Codes3953
DateMay 2010

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Bratsk ( ) is a city in Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, located on the Angara River near the vast Bratsk Reservoir. Population: 246,300 (2010 Census preliminary results); 259,335 (2002 Census). Although the name sounds like the Russian word for 'brother' ('brat'), it actually comes from 'bratskiye lyudi', an old name for the Buryats.

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