Ural Federal District, Russia (Urals)

Ural Federal District overview

Ural Federal District is an administrative region of Russia appeared by the decree of Russian President in May 13, 2000.

The territory of the district is about 10,6% of total Russian territory. The population of the district is about 8,5% of total population of Russia (80% of the population urban). The administrative center of Ural Federal District is Ekaterinburg city.

Ural Federal District population - 12,197,000 (2012); land area - 1,818,497 sq. km.

Ural district map, Russia


Total number of cities and towns on the territory of Ural Federal District is 112. About 83% of the population are Russians, 5,1% - Tatars, 2,9% - Ukrainians, 2,2% - Bashkirs, 0,7% - Germans.

The territory of Ural region has about 70% of known Russian oil and 80% of known Russian natural gas deposits.

Ural Federal District includes the following 6 federal subjects of Russian Federation:

The largest cities of Ural Federal District are:

Ural district of Russia photos

Ural Federal District nature sceneries

Chelyabinsk region nature

Chelyabinsk region nature

Author: Olga Yartseva

Kurgan region nature

Kurgan region nature

Author: Andrey Chijov

Sverdlovsk region nature

Sverdlovsk region nature

Author: Oleg Seliverstov


Ural Federal District churches

Kurgan region church

Kurgan region church

Author: Sergey Likhota

Sverdlovsk region church

Sverdlovsk region church

Author: Timofey Zakharov

Kurgan city church

Kurgan city church

Author: Boris Busigin


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