The Urals is a common geographical name of the area of Russia around the Ural Mountains. It is a vast territory which includes major cities like Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk, as well as parts of the polar areas.
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Nevyа́nsk is a historic town in the central part of Sverdlovsk Oblast. Unofficial capital of 18th-century Ural industry …
Yekaterinburg is an important industrial and cultural center of Russia. It is official capital of Urals region of Russia.
Perm is the largest city and administrative capital of Perm Krai. Perm is a large industrial city situated on the Kama river banks, at the western foothills of the Ural Mountain range.
Sverdlovsk Oblast is a region in Russia's Urals Region. Sverdlovsk Oblast is the population center of the Urals and the most populous oblast in Asian Russia.
Chelyabinsk Oblast is in the Urals region of Russia.
Khantia-Mansia, historically known as Yugra, is an autonomous okrug in Russia's Urals Region.
Orenburg Oblast is a region in the foothills of the Ural Mountains, on the border with Kazakhstan.
Yamalia is the northernmost region in Russia's Urals Region and is home to Russia's most important natural gas deposits as well as large West Siberian oilfields.
Tyumen Oblast is a region in Russia's Urals Region. Tyumen Oblast actually encompasses the two territories to its north, Khantia-Mansia and Yamalia, making it the 3rd largest administrative division in Russia.
Kurgan Oblast is a region in Russia's Urals region. Astride the Trans-Siberian Railway and dotted with lakes, Kurgan Oblast keeps itself busy primarily by making automobiles.