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About Chelyabinsk

Chelyabinsk (Russian: Челя́бинск) is a city in Russia, located just to the east of the Ural Mountains, on Miass River. It is the administrative center of Chelyabinsk Oblast. Population is about 1,3 million people. Fortress Chelyaba, from which the city takes its name, was constructed on the site on September 13, 1736; the city was incorporated in 1781. Around 1900, it served as a center for the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway. In 1934 it became the capital of Chelyabinsk oblast.

Today Chelyabinsk is one of the major industrial, cultural and scientific centres of South Urals. The Urals is one of the largest and richest regions in Russia. Heavy industry predominates, especially metallurgy and military machinery. Chelyabinsk also has several electronics plants, which serve both military and civil needs. The products are known worldwide.

Chelyabinsk has a good potential in the field of economics. It’s powerfull economics had a great effect on outstanding development and progress.

Chelyabinsk became one of the modern and comfortable cities of Russia. It offers an unforgettable experience and is quite famous for its excellent theatres, art galleries, philharmonic society, musiems, cinemas. It has many restaurants, cafes, bars, shops. Fabulous clubs, and casinos offer sprkling nightlife and excellent entertainment. The city has beautiful parks and charming green areas. Our city is host to a number of different festivals throughout the year. The most famous are the International Jazz Festival “What a Wonderful World”, the International Theatre Festival “Kamerato”, The Dress of a Year, Baby-model, etc.

There are over a dozen universities in Chelyabinsk. The main ones are South Ural State University, Chelyabinsk State University and Chelyabinsk Medical Academy. The oldest one is Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, which was founded in 1934. Chelyabinsk is recognized scientific and cultural centre of Russia. Doubtless, Chelyabinsk oblast is the best place to be resting. The great amount of the beautiful lakes are situated here, such as Uvildy, Turgoyak, Yelovoye, Yelanchik, etc. Chelyabinsk oblast is a pantry of natural resorces.

The citizens proud their city, and look forward to the future with confidence. They wish to see the city more beatiful and majestic favouring it’s wealth and treasure to people.

We hope you will enjoy staying in Chelyabinsk!