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Urals

The Urals are known for being a natural border between Europe and Asia. Ural Mountains belong to the oldest mountains on the Earth. They are relatively low because they have been influenced by water and frost for millions of years. Some regions of the Urals are quite wide. However the mountains divide Eurasia into two principal parts, their landscape differs as well. The Urals are also the first Russian treasure!

The Shigir Idol
The Shigir Idol, which dates back to 11,000 years, is the most ancient wooden sculpture in the world! The Shigir Idol, found in the Urals, is twice older than t...
Magnitogorsk, Russia
Magnitogorsk is often called the steel capital of Russia...
Ufa, Russia
Ufa (Russia) is the capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan, which is located not far from the Urals...
The Southern Urals
The Southern Urals are the longest part of the Ural Mountains, which serve as a natural border between Europe and Asia. Thanks to its southern location, the nat...
Top 12 Fantastic Facts about Perm
1.            Perm is both a city and a geological period. Just near Perm geological layers of the era, which was then named after the place of disco...
Ural Mountains divide Russia into Europe and Asia
The Ural Mountains are famous for the fact that they serve as a natural divider between the two continents: Europe and Asia. The Ural Mountains begin where the ...
The Largest Gypsum Underwater Cave in the World – Orda Cave in Russia
You have to see it with your own eyes...
Manpupuner (Seven Strong Men) and Virgin Komi Forests in the Urals
Primary Komi forests in the Urals are included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list, and amazing rock formations Manpupuner – are candidates to be included ...
Mysteries of Chelyabinsk Meteorite
Victor Grokhovsky , who researched Chelyabinsk meteorite, was included in the list of “top 10 scientists of 2013” (according to Nature magazine). Ye...

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