Introducing Chelyabinsk

chelyabinsk city coat of arms
The coat of arms of Chelyabinsk

The city of Chelyabinsk is a Capital of the Chelyabinsk oblast - one of the largest industrial regions of Russia situated in the South Urals. Interestingly enough, one side of the region is located in Europe, while the other is in Asia. It is here, where the most known metallurgical plants are located. It is also a home to Zyuratkul and Taganay - some of the largest national parks in Russia with a well preserved ecosystem. The unique climate of the region, beautiful Lakes (there's over 3,000 water reservoirs with the purest water), picturesque landscapes, woods and healing springs is what attracts many Russian citizens, who come here for rest and recreational activities.

The city is located east of the Ural Mountains, 199 km south of Yekaterinburg. Chelyabinsk is located on the border of the Urals and Siberia, for which he received the name "Gateway to Siberia". Relief is slightly hilly town on the west, gradually descending to the east. Interesting fact, Chelyabinsk like Rome, Constantinople, Moscow, located on seven hills.

Climate data for Chelyabinsk
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high F 13.1 17.8 33.8 51.1 68.5 75 77.4 74.5 63 48.7 31.3 19.6 47.8
Daily mean F 5.2 7.9 23.4 40.5 53.4 64.9 66.7 62.8 51.6 39.4 22.6 12 37.4
Average low F -2.2 -2 15.3 31.5 46.2 55.2 58.1 56.3 47.5 34.4 21.4 5.7 30.4
Chelyabinsk Time-lapse 2013