Administrative Division

Localities

The region is composed of 23 towns of regional importance, 7 towns of local importance, 24 districts, 30 urban settlements and 257 rural settlements.

Chelybinsk is the capital of the Chelyabinsk region. It is situated 1919 km away from Moscow. Its population reaches 1105, 6 thousand people.

Other big cities of the region are Magnitogorsk – 427,7 thousand people; Zlatoust – 196, 5 thousand people; Miass – 177, 2 thousand people.

Description of these cities and map of the region

Districts

The region consists of 24 districts. The biggest among them are Bredinsky district – 5076 sq. km; Troitsky district – 4591 sq. km; Kisilsky district – 4413 sq. km; Oktyabrsky district – 4356 sq. km.