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Encyclopedia > Chelyabinsk Oblast

Chelyabinsk Oblast (Russian: Челя́бинская о́бласть, Chelyabinskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). Its administrative center is the city of Chelyabinsk. Its governor is Pyotr Sumin. Image File history File links Flag_of_Chelyabinsk_Oblast. ... Image File history File links RussiaChelyabinsk2007-01. ... Russia is a federation which consists of 86 subjects[1]. These subjects are of equal federal rights in the sense that they have equal representation—two delegates each—in the Federation Council (upper house of the Russian parliament). ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Chelyabinsk Theatre. ... Pyotr Sumin (born 1946) is the governor of Chelyabinsk Oblast of Russia. ...


Area: 87,900 km²; population: 3,603,339 (2002 Census). Russian Census of 2002 (Russian: ) was the first census of Russian Federation carried out on October 9, 2002. ...

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Geography

Time zone

Chelyabinsk Oblast is located in the Yekaterinburg Time Zone (YEKT/YEKST). UTC offset is +0500 (YEKT)/+0600 (YEKST). Image File history File links RTZ4. ... There are eleven time zones in Russia from UTC+2 to UTC+12—more than in any other country of the world. ... UTC redirects here. ...

Administrative divisions

Towns under the federal government management: Ozyorsk (Озёрск) Snezhinsk (Снежинск) Tryokhgorny (Трёхгорный) Urban settlements under the federal government management: Lokomotivny (Локомотивный) Cities and towns under the oblasts jurisdiction: Chelyabinsk (Челябинск) (administrative center) city districts: Kalininsky (Калининский) Kurchatovsky (Курчатовский) Leninsky (Ленинский) Metallurgichesky (Металлургический) Sovetsky (Советский) Traktorozavodsky (Тракторозаводский) Tsentralny (Центральный) Asha (Аша) Chebarkul (Чебаркуль) Karabash (Карабаш) Kartaly (Карталы) Kasli (Касли) Katav-Ivanovsk (Катав-Ивановск) Kopeysk (Копейск) Korkino (Коркино) Kyshtym (Кыштым) Magnitogorsk (Магнитогорск) city districts...

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Chelyabinsk Summary (924 words)
Chelyabinsk is the name of a province and its capital city in west-central Russia.
Chelyabinsk's medical problems were apparently the result of three major "incidents" involving the release of radiation at Mayak.
It is the administrative center of Chelyabinsk Oblast.
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