The town is on the upper part of the Bolshoy Never River and has a population of around 11,000.
During Stalin's rule a well-known Russian priest and philosopher Pavel Florensky lived and worked here in exile.
Skovorodino is connected by the Trans-Siberian Railway. It is also connected by a branch line north to Tynda on the Baikal-Amur Magistral Railway (BAM). It is also the proposed terminus for the first phase of the East Siberia Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline, which is under construction by Transneft.
- MUP Hotel Complex (МУП Гостиничный комплекс), Pobedy St 7A (ru:ул Победы), ☏ .
There is a gas station, grocery store and a small pharmacy on the main road Skovorodino St (ru: ул Сковородино).
|Routes through Skovorodino|
|Irkutsk ← Chita ←||W E||→ Belogorsk → Khabarovsk|