Location of Cheremkhovo
Cheremkhovo (Irkutsk Oblast)
|Federal subject||Irkutsk Oblast|
|Elevation||560 m (1,840 ft)|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||310th in 2010|
|• Subordinated to||Town of Cheremkhovo|
|• Capital of||Cheremkhovsky District, Town of Cheremkhovo|
|• Urban okrug||Cheremkhovo Urban Okrug|
|• Capital of||Cheremkhovo Urban Okrug, Cheremkhovsky Municipal District|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (MSK+5 )|
Cheremkhovo was founded in 1772.
Within the framework of administrative divisions, Cheremkhovo serves as the administrative center of Cheremkhovsky District, even though it is not a part of it. As an administrative division, it is incorporated separately as the Town of Cheremkhovo—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the Town of Cheremkhovo is incorporated as Cheremkhovo Urban Okrug.
The town is one of the coal-mining towns in the Irkutsk coal basin.