Pictures from Chelyabinsk.
Chelyabinsk (62 degrees of eastern longitude, 55.5 degrees of northern
latitude) is located in the southern part of the Ural mountains
approximately 1500kms to the east from
Moscow. Chelyabinsk is the capital of the large
region that occupies 87,900 square km. around the border of Europe
and Asia in the southern part of the Urals.
The population of Chelyabinsk was about 1.4 million
people in 1997. Chelyabinsk region has a highly developed industry and
occupies the fifth position in Russia (after Moscow city, St.Petersburg,
Moscow and Sverdlovsk Oblast) by volume of industrial production.
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Last update: April 4, 1999.
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