Irkutsk Oblast, also known as Baikal region or Pribaikalye, is a location in Russia. It was founded on September 26, 1937 and is situated in the Siberia region, specifically Eastern Siberia. Its official name is Irkutsk Region, and it is classified as a location.
The area has a geoname ID of 2023468 and is associated with the city of Irkutsk. The currency used in the region is the Russian ruble, and its nationality is Buryat. The region has earned the nickname "The Middle of Earth".