Chelyabinsk Oblast (Russian: Челя́бинская о́бласть cheel-YAH-been-skuh-yuh OH-blust') is in the Urals region of Russia. It borders Kurgan Oblast to the northeast, Kazakhstan to the east, Orenburg Oblast to the south, Bashkortostan to the west, and Sverdlovsk Oblast to the north.
- 1 Chelyabinsk
- 2 Magnitogorsk
- 3 Miass — a gold mining town with a historic district full of 19th century wooden architecture
- 4 Satka — mining town in the center of the Ural mountains near Zyuratkul National Park and a historic riverbank site, Porogi
- 5 Troitsk — a former center of Pugachev's peasant rebellion in 1744
- 6 Zlatoust