Olkhon

Olkhon is by far the largest island in , and one of the real jewels of . With its amazingly diverse landscape and a vibrant culture that even the Soviets couldn't quite suppress, this island practically begs for a spot on your Siberian itinerary.
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Notable Places in the Area

Cliff
Photo: Chepry, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a rural locality in of , , located on the west side of the Olkhon Island, the largest island in . Photo: W0zny, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Olkhon

Latitude
53.1698° or 53° 10' 11.4" north
Longitude
107.32° or 107° 19' 11.8" east
Population
1740
Elevation
571 metres (1873 feet)
Geo­Names ID
6620466

Also Known As

  • Asturian: Islla d'Oljón
  • Azerbaijani: Olxon adası
  • Belarusian: Альхон
  • Belarusian: Востраў Альхон
  • Bengali: ওলখন দ্বীপ
  • Bulgarian: Олхон
  • Catalan: Illa Olkhon
  • Catalan: Olchon
  • Catalan: Olkhon
  • Cebuano: Olkhon
  • Cebuano: Ostrov Ol'khon
  • Cebuano: Ostrov Ol’khon
  • Cebuano: Остров Ольхон
  • Chinese: 奥尔洪岛
  • Chinese: 奧爾洪
  • Chinese: 奧爾洪島
  • Czech: Olchon
  • Danish: Olkhon
  • Dutch: Olchon
  • Egyptian Arabic: اولخون
  • Egyptian Arabic: اولخون ايسلاند
  • English: Olchon
  • English: Olkhon Island
  • Esperanto: Olĥon
  • Estonian: Olhon
  • French: Ile d'Olkhon
  • French: Olchon
  • French: Olkhon
  • French: Île d'Olkhon
  • Galician: Olkhon
  • Georgian: ოლხონი
  • Georgian: ოლხონის კუნძული
  • German: Olchon
  • Hungarian: Olhon
  • Indonesian: Pulau Olkhon
  • Italian: Ol'chon
  • Japanese: オリホン島
  • Korean: 알혼
  • Korean: 올혼섬
  • Latin: Olchon
  • Lithuanian: Olchonas
  • Malay: Pulau Olkhon
  • Mongolian: Ольхон арал
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Olkhon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ольхон
  • Polish: Olchon
  • Portuguese: Ilha Olkhon
  • Portuguese: Olkhon
  • Russia Buriat: Ойхон арал
  • Russia Buriat: Ольхон
  • Russian: Ольхон
  • Russian: Остров Ольхон
  • Slovenian: Olhon
  • Spanish: Isla de Oljon
  • Spanish: Isla de Oljón
  • Spanish: Oljon
  • Spanish: Oljón
  • Spanish: Olkhon
  • Tamil: ஓல்க்கான்
  • Turkish: Olhon Adası
  • Ukrainian: Ольхон
  • Urdu: اولخون جزیرہ
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Olkhon
  • Wu Chinese: 奥尔洪岛
  • Yakut: Ольхон
  • Yakut: Улахан
  • Yakut: Өлүү хонуута

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