Chelyabinsk

What is Chelyabinsk known for?


time construction

купца М. Ф. Валеева.JPG thumb left Trading house negotiant Valeyev (1911) Until the late 19th century, Chelyabinsk was a small provincial town. In 1892, the Samara-Zlatoust Railway (Kuybyshev Railway) that connected it with Moscow and the rest of European Russia was completed. At the same time, construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway from Chelyabinsk started in 1892; in 1896 the city was linked to Ekaterinburg. Chelyabinsk became the hub for relocation to Siberia. For fifteen years passed through Chelyabinsk and driven more than fifteen million people - a tenth of Russia. Some of them remained in Chelyabinsk, which contributed to its rapid growth. In addition, in Chelyabinsk was organized custom office set "customs fracture" the bounding duty-free grain and tea to the European part of the country that led to the emergence in mills and set the tea-packing factory. Soon Chelyabinsk started turning into a major trade center, its population reached 20,000 inhabitants by 1897, 45,000 by 1913, and 70,000 by 1917. For rapid growth at the turn of the 20th century, similar to American cities, Chelyabinsk called "Behind the Urals Chicago". wikipedia:Chelyabinsk commons:Челябинск


architecture modern

in style eclecticism (Eclecticism in architecture) and modern (Modern architecture) with elements Russian Revival architecture, they are stored on a pedestrian street Chelyabinsk “Kirovka”. thumb left Residential house on Revolution square (1938) (File:Дом облисполкома.JPG) From the late 20-ies industrialization started. The construction of large plants was accompanied by the construction of a brand new residential and public buildings in the style of constructivist architecture


international programs

, entertaining science museum "Eksperimentus". Chelyabinsk Zoo - Zoological Park, located in the central region of Chelyabinsk. On an area of 30 hectares there are more than 110 species, of which more than 80 listed in the Red List. Zoo participates in international programs for the conservation of endangered species, including Amur (Siberian) tigers (Amur tiger), Far Eastern leopards (leopard) and Polar bears. The zoo regular sightseeing tours, lectures, exhibitions and celebrations. City also has a circus building. In Chelyabinsk has Concert Hall. Prokofiev Hall of organ and chamber music with organ-known German company "Hermann Eule". The tool consists of 2504 pipes, 37 registers, three manuals and pedal keyboard. His sound is a rare gentleness and generosity sound basic votes. Chelyabinsk body many artists considered to be one of the best in Russia and Europe. In the city of Chelyabinsk are several churches built in the 19th to 21st centuries. Notable people wikipedia:Chelyabinsk commons:Челябинск


event quot

. It is the largest known meteor to enter Earth's atmosphere since the 1908 "Tunguska Event". The high heat and extreme pressures of entering and traveling through the atmosphere caused the meteor to explode at an altitude of 30–50 km, sending a powerful shockwave through the city and surrounding regions. People People in Chelyabinsk are mostly Russians, Tatars and Bashkirs, other nations are present as well. People of Chelyabinsk are very different. The level of education


set quot

passed through Chelyabinsk and driven more than fifteen million people - a tenth of Russia. Some of them remained in Chelyabinsk, which contributed to its rapid growth. In addition, in Chelyabinsk was organized custom office set "customs fracture" the bounding duty-free grain and tea to the European part of the country that led to the emergence in mills and set the tea-packing factory. Soon Chelyabinsk started turning into a major trade center, its population reached 20,000 inhabitants


sporting complex

to Asian ex-USSR countries, such as Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and even to Beijing (twice a month). By bus Yekaterinburg-Chelyabinsk route is very popular, with buses running every 20–30 minutes at around 300 RUB and 3–4 hours travel time. The main bus station in Chelyabinsk is Northern Bus Terminal (Avtovokzal Severny) which is located in the center of the city, near the Yunost sporting complex. Free bus shuttles circulate between the bus terminal and the railway station


largest world

; ref Agro-industrial company "Makfa", Russia's largest producer of pasta, one of the five largest world producers of pasta. "Unichel" shoe firm is the largest manufacturer of footwear in Russia. Agricultural firm "Ariant" - leader in the production of meat products in the Urals Federal District of Russia, produces alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. American multinational corporation «Emerson (Emerson Electric)» buying up shares of local businesses "Metran" organized in Chelyabinsk engineering center, building a factory for the production of industrial devices and equipment. wikipedia:Chelyabinsk commons:Челябинск


design team

in Madagascar and in Brazil. In June 1938, the Soviet Jet Propulsion Research Institute (RNII) in Leningrad was authorized by the Main Artillery Directorate (GAU) to develop a multiple rocket launcher for the RS-132 aircraft rocket (RS for , 'rocket-powered shell'). I. Gvay led a design team in Chelyabinsk, Russia, which built several prototype launchers firing the modified 132mm M-132 rockets over the sides of ZIS-5 (truck) ZiS-5


architecture high

).jpg thumb left Square Aloe field Since the 90-ies, market reforms, the city began an intensive construction of office buildings for business and major shopping malls in style postmodern architecture and high-tech (High-tech architecture). Parks and gardens In Chelyabinsk has 17 public parks. The largest is one of the best in Russia, the Central Park of culture and rest named after Gagarin.


academic opera

centuries), is the largest public library in the Chelyabinsk oblast. thumb Chelyabinsk State Academic Drama Theatre named Nahum Orlov (File:Драм.театр им.Н.Орлова (г.Челябинск) 2.JPG) Chelyabinsk is home to several popular theaters: Chelyabinsk State Academic Drama Theatre named Nahum Orlov, Chelyabinsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named Glinka, Chelyabinsk State Chamber Theater Drama, Chelyabinsk State Puppet Theater, Chelyabinsk State Youth Theatre, Theater "Mannequin

", Chelyabinsk New Arts Theatre, Chelyabinsk Contemporary Dance Theatre. thumb left Concert Hall Chelyabinsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named Glinka (File:Концертный зал театра оперы.JPG) thumb left Chelyabinsk regional museum (File:Краеведческий музей Челябинска.JPG) There are nine museums in Chelyabinsk. Chelyabinsk regional museum was founded in 1913, and holds about 300 thousand exhibits. There are expositions of the ancient settlement Arkaim age 3rd to 2nd millennium

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