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Urals Federal District

 

 

 

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Urals Federal District is one of the seven federal districts of Russia. It is the westernmost of the three Asian districts. The District was established in 2000 by president Vladimir Putin. Its population was 12,373,926 in the 2002 Census, covering an area of 1,788,900 km² (690,698.2 mi²) (10.5 per cent of the Russian territory). The area of the Urals Federal District exceeds the territory of Germany, France, Great Britain and Spain taken together.


Yekaterinburg is the center of the Urals Federal District.

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The largest cities are Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Magnitogorsk, Nizhny Tagil, Kurgan, Surgut. There are 112 cities altogether.
The highest population density is in the central and southern parts of the District (42/km²) which depends on their convenient geographical location and the industry structure of the regions. The largest number of urban residents is in Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk oblasts.
The majority of the subjects can boast large deposits of mineral resources including oil and gas, forest.
Federal subjects include:

  • YAMALO-NENETS AUTONOMOUS AREA (OKRUG)
  • KHANTY-MANSI AUTONOMOUS AREA (OKRUG)
  • CHELYABINSK REGION
  • TYUMEN REGION (OBLAST)
  • SVERDLOVSK REGION (OBLAST)
  • KURGAN REGION (OBLAST)

    Обдорский острог Ямало-Ненецкий автономный округ
    Obdorsk Ostrog, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area

    Храм Воскресения Христова Ханты-Мансийский автономный округ
    Christ Resurrection Church (XIX c.), Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area

    Таганай Челябинская область
    Taganai, Chelyabinsk Region


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