Verkhny Ufaley

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Verkhny Ufaley (English)
Верхний Уфалей (Russian)
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Ufaley Landscape.jpg
Verkhny Ufaley is located in Chelyabinsk Oblast
Verkhny Ufaley
Verkhny Ufaley
Location of Verkhny Ufaley in Chelyabinsk Oblast
Coordinates: 56°03′N 60°14′E / 56.050°N 60.233°E / 56.050; 60.233Coordinates: 56°03′N 60°14′E / 56.050°N 60.233°E / 56.050; 60.233
Coat of Arms of Verkhny Ufaley (Chelyabinsk oblast).png
Coat of arms
Administrative status (as of September 2011)
Country Russia
Federal subject Chelyabinsk Oblast
Administratively subordinated to Town of Verkhny Ufaley[1]
Administrative center of Town of Verkhny Ufaley[1]
Municipal status (as of September 2011)
Urban okrug Verkhneufaleysky Urban Okrug[1]
Administrative center of Verkhneufaleysky Urban Okrug[1]
Population (2010 Census) 30,481 inhabitants[2]
Time zone YEKT (UTC+06:00)[3]
Founded 1761[citation needed]
Town status since 1940[4]
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Verkhny Ufaley (Russian: Верхний Уфалей) is a town in the northern part of Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the Ufaley River (a tributary of the Ufa River), 142 kilometers (88 mi) northwest of Chelyabinsk. Population: 30,481 (2010 Census);[2] 34,360 (2002 Census);[5] 40,061 (1989 Census).[6]

Ufaley is one of the oldest Ural cities, founded in 1761. It is situated in a picturesque district. The growth of the city is connected with the building and development of the factories, situated in this district due to the mineral resources in the region.

The city has become one of the most advanced industrial cities in Chelyabinsk Oblast. There are 13 schools, 31 kindergartens, 7 hospitals and many other foundations in Ufaley.


It was founded in 1761 and was granted town status on April 26,[citation needed] 1940.[4]

Geographical position[edit]

Ufaley is situated at the northern part of Chelyabinsk oblast in the Ural part of Russia. In the town, there is a small airport. New York time is -10 hours from the time in Ufaley, Tokyo time is +3 hours, and Moscow time is -2 hours from Ufaley time. Postal code of Ufaley is 456800. Dialing code: 35164 Portreeve is Zaizev U.

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is, together with fourteen rural localities, incorporated as the Town of Verkhny Ufaley—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, the Town of Verkhny Ufaley is incorporated as Verkhneufaleysky Urban Okrug.[1]


There are many minerals on the territory of Ufaley city - deposits of iron and nickel ores, marble and fireclay. They are responsible for graduating most of the factories in the area. Name the most fabulous one - "UZMM" (Ufaley Metallurgical Machinery Works) and "Ufaleynicel". "Ufaleynicel" is considered to be the biggest factory and enterprise in Ufaley. 75% of the total volume of the produced in Ufaley goods comes to "Ufaleynicel". Moreover it is the biggest employer of the city. The total population of the city, according to the 2002 enumeration, is 39725 people, about 10000 work in the factory.


One of the most spectacular places of visit in Ufaley is the lake Itkul. Lake Itkul is situated at the altitude 720 metres above sea level. It is fed by springs, creeks and small rivers so the water in it is fresh and clean being completely restored within a year. It is clear but its clearness has a brownish reflection. Moreover the landscape near the lake is so fabulous and remarkable, that it has become the favorite and the most attractive place to spend weekends not only for citizens of Ufaley, but for the tourists from the whole region.


The bandy club Nikelshchik[1] play in the second highest division.




  1. ^ a b c d e f Resolution #161
  2. ^ a b "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  4. ^ a b Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 68. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  5. ^ "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, its federal districts, federal subjects, districts, urban localities, rural localities—administrative centers, and rural localities with population of over 3,000]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  6. ^ Demoscope Weekly (1989). "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров." [All Union Population Census of 1989. Present population of union and autonomous republics, autonomous oblasts and okrugs, krais, oblasts, districts, urban settlements, and villages serving as district administrative centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года (All-Union Population Census of 1989) (in Russian). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 


  • Законодательное Собрание Челябинской области. Постановление №161 от 25 мая 2006 г. «Об утверждении перечня муниципальных образований (административно-территориальных единиц) Челябинской области и населённых пунктов, входящих в их состав», в ред. Постановления №1577 от 29 августа 2013 г. «О внесении изменения в перечень муниципальных образований (административно-территориальных единиц) Челябинской области и населённых пунктов, входящих в их состав». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Южноуральская панорама", №111-112, 14 июня 2006 г. (Legislative Assembly of Chelyabinsk Oblast. Resolution #161 of November 25, 2006 On Adoption of the Registry of the Municipal Formations (Administrative-Territorial Units) of Chelyabinsk Oblast and of the Inhabited Localities They Comprise, as amended by the Resolution #1577 of August 29, 2013 On Amending the Registry of the Municipal Formations (Administrative-Territorial Units) of Chelyabinsk Oblast and of the Inhabited Localities They Comprise. Effective as of the official publication date.).

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