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The coat of arms of Chelyabinsk
The flag of Chelyabinsk

Chelyabinsk is a city in the Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia. The city is south of the Ural Mountains, on the Miass River, and on the border of Europe and Asia. However Chelyabinsk is located in the European part of Russia, where the ural mountains make the division.[1] The city has a population of 1,240,926.[1] As of 15 February 2013, the head of the city is Stanislav Mosharov. On February 15, 2013, a meteor hit the city.[2]

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  1. "Invest in Ural". Invest in Ural. 1933-06-20. Archived from the original on 2013-02-24. Retrieved 2013-02-14.
  2. "400 INJURED BY METEORITE FALLS IN RUSSIAN URALS". AP. Retrieved 15 February 2013.

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