Sites & cities that bear the name of Kharantsy


Today in : Russian Federation
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10th century C.E
Recorded names : Хар́анцы

Description : Kharantsy (Russian: Хар́анцы) is a village in the Olkhonsky District of Irkutsk Oblast of Russia, a part of the Khuzhirskiy municipal unit. Located in the middle part of the western coast of Olkhon Island, in 7 km to the north from the municipal unit centre — village Khuzhir. Population: 97 (2010 Census); In the village there are several hostels for the tourists (Turbazas). In the summer a recreation camp for children is operating. Near the village a grass airstrip is located that serves flights to Irkutsk and local sightseeing flights. At the Cape Kharantsy near the village many archaeological findings are made. On its southeastern slope a burial of 11 - 15 century was found; in the western part - the remains of settlements dated 5 millennium BC - 10 century AD. The archaeological findings include a quiver, an iron spear, knives, arrowheads and fragments of pottery.

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