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Urals Federal District (Russian: Ура́льский федера́льный о́круг; tr.: Uralsky federalny okrug) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia. It is the westernmost of the three Asian districts. Its population was 12,373,926 in the 2002 census, covering an area of 1,788,900 km² (690,698.2 mi²). Petr Latyshev is the current Presidential Envoy to Urals Federal District. Image File history File links RussiaUrals. ... There exist many possible systems for transliterating the Cyrillic alphabet of the Russian language to English or the Latin alphabet. ... Pyatr Latyshev (Russian: ) is the Presidential Envoy to Urals Federal District, Russia. ...

Admistrative Divisions

Kurgan Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ... Sverdlovsk Oblast (Russian: , tr. ... Tyumen Oblast Coat of Arms Tyumen Oblast flag Tyumen Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) in Urals Federal District. ... Khantia-Mansia, or Yugra is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation. ... Yamalia (Yamalo-Nenets, Ямало-Ненецкий автономный округ) is an autonomous district of Tyumen Oblast in the Russian Federation. ... Chelyabinsk Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast). ...

Largest Cities

Photograph of snow-covered Yekaterinburg Yekaterinburgs Church on the Blood, built on the spot where the Tsar and his family were murdered. ... Chelyabinsk Theatre. ... Tymen in the 1680s Tyumen (Тюме́нь) is a city in Russia, administrative center of Tyumen Oblast in the Urals Federal District . ... A steel production facility in Magnitogorsk in the 1930s Magnitogorsk Magnitogorsk (Russian: ) is a mining and industrial city by the Ural River in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, with one of the largest iron and steel works in the country. ... View from space Nizhny Tagil (Ни́жний Таги́л, also transliterated Nizhniy Tagil and Nižnij Tagil) is a city in Russia, located in the Sverdlovsk Oblast in the Ural Mountains (57° 56 N, 60° 00 E). ... Kurgan (кургáн) is the Russian word (of Turkic origin) for tumulus, a type of burial mound or barrow, heaped over a burial chamber, often of wood. ... Railway station in Surgut. ...

External links

  • Official site: Federal Cadaster Center of Russia -- Administrative maps of Russia (legends in Russian)
  • http://baikaland.tripod.com/russia/ufo.html

Administrative subdivisions of Russia Flag of Russia
Federal subjects
Republics Adygeya | Altai | Bashkortostan | Buryatia | Chechnya | Chuvashia | Dagestan | Ingushetia | Kabardino-Balkaria | Karelia | Khakassia | Komi | Kalmykia | Karachay-Cherkessia | Mari El | Mordovia | North Ossetia-Alania | Sakha | Tatarstan | Tuva | Udmurtia
Krais Altai | Khabarovsk | Krasnodar | Krasnoyarsk1 | Perm | Primorsky | Stavropol
Oblasts Amur | Arkhangelsk | Astrakhan | Belgorod | Bryansk | Chelyabinsk | Chita | Irkutsk2 | Ivanovo | Kaliningrad | Kaluga | Kamchatka3 | Kemerovo | Kirov | Kostroma | Kurgan | Kursk | Leningrad | Lipetsk | Magadan | Moscow | Murmansk | Nizhny Novgorod | Novgorod | Novosibirsk | Omsk | Orenburg | Oryol | Penza | Pskov | Rostov | Ryazan | Sakhalin | Samara | Saratov | Smolensk | Sverdlovsk | Tambov | Tomsk | Tula | Tver | Tyumen | Ulyanovsk | Vladimir | Volgograd | Vologda | Voronezh | Yaroslavl
Federal cities Moscow | St. Petersburg
Autonomous oblast Jewish
Autonomous districts Aga Buryatia | Chukotka | Evenkia1 | Khantia-Mansia | Koryakia3 | Nenetsia | Taymyria1 | Ust-Orda Buryatia2 | Yamalia
  1. On 1 January 2007, Evenkia and Taymyria will be merged into Krasnoyarsk Krai.
  2. On 1 January 2008, Ust-Orda Buryatia will be merged into Irkutsk Oblast.
  3. On 1 July 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia will merge to form Kamchatka Krai.
Federal districts
Central | Far Eastern | Northwestern | Siberian | Southern | Urals | Volga

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Siberian Federal District – Aginsk Buryat Autonomous District, Republic of Altai, Altai Territory, Republic of Buryatia, Chita Region, Evenkia Autonomous District, Irkutsk Territory, Kemerovo Region, Republic of Khakasia, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Novosibirsk Region, Omsk Region, Taimyr Autonomous District, Tomsk Region, Republic of Tyva, Ust-Ordynsky Buryatsky Autonomous District.
Southern Federal District Republic of Adygeya, Astrakhan Region, Republic of Chechnya, Republic of Dagestan, Republic of Ingushetia, Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Republic of Kalmykia, Republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Krasnodar Territory, Republic of North Ossetia, Rostov Region, Stavropol Territory, Volgograd Region.
Volga Federal District Republic of Bashkortostan, Republic of Chuvashia, Kirov Region, Komi-Permyatsky Autonomous District, Republic of Marii-El, Republic of Mordovia, Nizhny Novgorod Region, Orenburg Region, Penza Region,Perm Region, Samara Region, Saratov Region, Republic of Tatarstan, Republic of Udmurtia, Ulyanovsk Region.
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