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Kurgan Oblast

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Kurgan Oblast (Russian: Курга́нская о́бласть koor-GAHN-skuh-yuh OH-blust') is a region in Russia's Urals region. Kurgan Oblast borders Tyumen Oblast to the northeast, Kazakhstan to the southeast, Chelyabinsk Oblast to the southwest and Sverdlovsk Oblast to the northwest.

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  • 1 Kurgan - capital city of the region. Great example of Stalinist architecture.
  • 2 Dalmatovo Dalmatovo on Wikipedia — site of the Dalmat Monastery, once famed as the "pearl of the trans-Urals," which is being restored after Soviet abuse and is again a working monastery
  • 3 Shedrinsk Shadrinsk on Wikipedia

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Astride the Trans-Siberian Railway and dotted with lakes, Kurgan Oblast keeps itself busy primarily by making automobiles.

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