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Verkhneuralsk

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Federal subject  Chelyabinsk Oblast
Local time  Sunday 1:47 PM
Country  Russia
Town  Verkhneuralsk
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Administrative district  Verkhneuralsky District
Administrative center of  Verkhneuralsky District, Town of Verkhneuralsk
Weather  -2°C, Wind W at 26 km/h, 61% Humidity

Verkhneuralsk (Russian: Верхнеура́льск) is a town and the administrative center of Verkhneuralsky District in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located in the upper streams of the Ural River, 230 kilometers (140 mi) southwest of Chelyabinsk, the administrative center of the oblast. Population: 9,457 (2010 Census); 10,054 (2002 Census); 10,893 (1989 Census).

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Map of Verkhneuralsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

History

Founded in 1734 as the fortress of Verkhneyaitskaya (Верхнея́ицкая), it was renamed Verkhneuralskaya (Верхнеура́льская) after the Yaik River was renamed the Ural. Town status was granted to it in 1781.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Verkhneuralsk serves as the administrative center of Verkhneuralsky District. As an administrative division, it is incorporated within Verkhneuralsky District as the Town of Verkhneuralsk. As a municipal division, the Town of Verkhneuralsk is incorporated within Verkhneuralsky Municipal District as Verkhneuralskoye Urban Settlement.

References

Verkhneuralsk Wikipedia


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