The place is a good 60 km as the crow flies southeast of the regional administrative center of Krasnoyarsk in the northwestern foothills of the Eastern Sayan . It is located at the mouth of the left tributary Schalo in the right Yenisei creek Jessaulowka .
Schalinskoje is the administrative center of the Rajons Manski and seat of the rural community selsowet (selskoje posselenije) Schalinski, (km 10 east) which also includes the villages Belogorka, Kubeinka (12 km southwest), Sosnowka (9 km south), Werchneschalinskoje (14 km west-southwest) and Verkhnyaya Jessaulowka (5 km south) belong.
The village was founded by Cossacks in 1835 and initially called the Shalo after the river that flows into it. In 1893 Schalo became the seat of a Volost . Since April 4, 1924 it has been the administrative seat of the Rajons named after the river Mana . In the middle of the 20th century, the current form of the name became official.
Note: census data
The village is on the regional road 04K-583, which branches off the federal trunk road R255 Baikal ( Novosibirsk - Irkutsk ) at Kuskun , which is just under 30 km to the north, and leads to the village of Narva on the Mana 35 km south of Shalinsky, from there under various numbers to Minusinsk .
The 04K-583 also runs through Kamartschaga , 12 km north of Shalinsky , where the nearest train station is at 4180 km of the Trans-Siberian Railway , which opened on this section in 1899 and has been electrified since 1959 .
A few kilometers north of the village is the small, irregularly flown airport Manski ( ICAO code UNQM ).
Sons and daughters of the place
- Mikhail Sakharenko (born 1947), admiral
- Itogi Vserossijskoj perepisi naselenija 2010 goda. Tom 1. Čislennostʹ i razmeščenie naselenija (Results of the All-Russian Census 2010. Volume 1. Number and distribution of the population). Tables 5 , pp. 12-209; 11 , pp. 312–979 (download from the website of the Federal Service for State Statistics of the Russian Federation)