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En NameMagnitogorsk
Ru NameМагнитогорск
Image SkylineNasa ww magnitogorsk.png
Image CaptionSatellite image
Map Label Positionright
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Magnitogorsk (Chelyabinsk oblast).png
Image FlagFlag of Magnitogorsk (Chelyabinsk oblast).svg
Federal SubjectChelyabinsk Oblast
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurMagnitogorsk Urban Okrug
Leader TitleMayor
Leader NameYevgeny Teftelev
Representative BodyCity Duma
Pop 2010census408400
Pop 2010census Rank44th
Pop 2002census418545
Pop 2002census Rank43rd
Established Date1743
Postal Codes455000
Dialing Codes3519
DateApril 2011

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Magnitogorsk ( , roughly translated as magnet-mountain city) is a mining and industrial city located by the Ural River in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, with one of the largest iron and steel works in the country, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works.

It was named for the Magnitnaya mountain that was almost pure iron, a geological anomaly. It lies on the eastern (Siberian) side of the extreme southern extent of the Ural Mountains. Population: 408,400 (2010 Census preliminary results); 418,545 (2002 Census); It is the second largest city in Russia which does not serve as an administrative center of either a federal subject or an administrative division.

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