Chelyabinsk Oblast

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The location of Chelyabinsk Oblast within Russia.
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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.

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.[8]

Religion[change | change source]

A 2012 survey showed these are the major religions in the oblast:[9][10]

Spiritual but not religious
Other or undeclared
Religion (2012)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Investing in Chelyabinsk city - Invest in Russia". Archived from the original on 2020-12-01. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
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  4. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2016-04-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Weather and Climate (Погода и Климат – Климат Челябинска)" (in Russian). Retrieved December 13, 2012.
  6. "World Weather Information Service – Cheljabinsk". World Meteorological Organization. Retrieved December 13, 2012.
  7. "ВПН-2010". Archived from the original on 2013-03-16. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
  8. "Естественное движение населения в разрезе субъектов Российской Федерации". Archived from the original on 2013-03-01. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
  9. Arena - Atlas of Religions and Nationalities in Russia.
  10. 2012 Survey Maps Archived 2017-03-20 at the Wayback Machine. "Ogonek", № 34 (5243), 27/08/2012. Retrieved 24-09-2012.