Chelyabinsk Oblast

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Chelyabinsk Oblast (Russian: Челя́бинская о́бласть, Chelyabinskaya oblast) is a province (an oblast) in Russia. It is around the Ural Mountains, on the border between Europe and Asia.[1][2][3][4] Its administrative center is the city of Chelyabinsk. As of 2020, the population is 3,466,960[5].

Geography and climate[change | change source]

Its elevation is 200–250 meters above sea level.

Climate[change | change source]

Most of the oblast falls under the Humid continental climate, meaning the area has warm/mild summers with cold winters.

Demographics[change | change source]

The 2010 census showed these are the ethnic groups in the oblast:

The death rate was higher than the birth rate in 2010, but has since slowly reversed.[9]

Religion[change | change source]

A 2012 survey showed these are the major religions in the oblast:[10][11]

Christian
43.9%
Spiritual but not religious
29.0%
Atheist
14.0%
Muslim
7.0%
Other or undeclared
4.7%
Pagan
1.0%
Hindu
0.4%
Religion (2012)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Investing in Chelyabinsk city - Invest in Russia". www.investinrussia.biz.
  2. http://www.rotobo.or.jp/events/forum/presentation/2-4-05Murzina.pdf
  3. http://www.investinural.com/EN/Chelyabinsk.html
  4. http://econom-chelreg.ru/files/ChelReginiPwC.pdf
  5. "Челябинская область". Википедия (in Russian). 2020-03-14.
  6. "Weather and Climate (Погода и Климат – Климат Челябинска)" (in Russian). Pogoda.ru.net. Retrieved December 13, 2012.
  7. "World Weather Information Service – Cheljabinsk". World Meteorological Organization. Retrieved December 13, 2012.
  8. "ВПН-2010". www.gks.ru.
  9. "Естественное движение населения в разрезе субъектов Российской Федерации". www.gks.ru.
  10. Arena - Atlas of Religions and Nationalities in Russia. Sreda.org
  11. 2012 Survey Maps. "Ogonek", № 34 (5243), 27/08/2012. Retrieved 24-09-2012.