HCCM - Chelyabinsk


Geography of Chelyabinsk Region

This region according to the map lies on the border of two parts of Earth – Europe and Asia. It's total area is nearly 88 thousands sq.km.
Landscape and nature
The landscape of Chelyabinsk Region is very various from lowlands and hilly plain to mountains range the peaks of which are over 1000 m. high. There are a lot of caves here. The central part is a high hilly plain and eastern part is West-Siberian Lowland. And it can't but pay your attention to the water area of Region. There are more than 3 thousands beautiful lakes here. Without any doubt Chelyabinsk Region is a region of lakes. Because of that geographical fact it was called “Ural Switzerland” Here you can find “the younger brother” of Lake Baikal - Turgoyak. The lake was called so due to it's pure water. Also there are a lot of rivers here. One of them is Miass River on which Chelyabinsk stands. It flows from Urals finally into the Arctic Ocean. It goes without saying that the landscape is fairy because of mountains, caves, beautiful lakes.
Climate is mild-continental. According to that winter is cold enough and long. It lasts from four to five months (November – April-March) and with heavy snowfalls. At the same time summer is hot with rains.
Speaking about temperature – average summer temperature is 25-30 grades up zero. The highest data which was registered in 1952 was plus 48,3 grades. In winter it depends, but average temperature is 15-20 grades below zero.
History of Chelyabinsk
The city was founded on the 13 th of September 1736. According to the history three fortresses were founded in Bashkiria and one of them was Chelyabinsk fortress. It played a great role because it was on the crossways of the silk and tea trade routs from Asia to Siberia. Since that time on the city emblem you can see a camel.

During 2 nd World War Chelyabinsk was called as Tankograd, than the name was returned.

City nowadays

At present Chelyabinsk is a large industrial, cultural and historic and educational centre with the population more than 1 million people. It consists of 7 districts and more than 1200 streets. There are 18 higher educational institutions in which more than 100 thousands students are studied. Among these institutions there are two medical schools – Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy and Ural's State Medical Academy of Additional Doctor's Education. All that makes the city a scientific and educational centre.

Speaking about culture life of Chelyabinsk we can say that there are 6 theatres here – Opera House, Drama theatre, the theatre for young spectators, puppet show, theatre of modern art, Philharmonic Society, also numerous cinemas. Without any doubt there are a lot of night clubs, discos, cafes, parks and squares here...

So it's better to see than to hear or read about.
You are welcome to Chelyabinsk !

How to get

1. Flights:

  • From Ukraine (Kiev)
  • From Georgia (Tbilisi)
  • From Germany (Frankfurt-am-Main)

2. via Moscow :

  • Flights from Sheremetyevo - twice a day
  • Flights from Domodedovo – four flights a day

It takes 2,5 hours

  • Trains "Moscow - Chelyabinsk" : # 14, # 392 – every day.

It takes 36 (by train # 14) – 40 hours (by train# 392). All our trains have sleeping places.

3. via Ekaterinburg
(the nearest city with big international airport Koltsovo):

  • Buses – a lot of runs a day.

It takes 3,5 - 4 hours.

4. direct train from Berlin via Poland and Belorussia

Berlin - Berlin Lichtenberg - Frankfurt-am-Oder - Rzepin - Poznan Main - Poznan - Warsaw Central - Warsaw - Warsaw Wschodnia - Terespol - Brest Main - Brest - ....-Chelyabinsk

It takes nearly 74 hours ( 3 days and 2 hours).


Chelyabinsk Drama Theatre
South Ural State University - smaler copy of Moscow State University
On the street
"Sphere of Love"
Embankment of the Miass River
Park "Scarlet Square" in the centre of the city
Organ hall
Railway station at night
Opera House in order to M.Glinka
The center of the city - Revolutionary Square
Railway station inside
On the street








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