Occupies the territory from an Arctic ocean in the North to the river Ural in the South.
Continental, the winter is long and cold, the summer is temperate.
The most of population are Russians, among other nationalities there are tartars, etc.
The length of Ural mountains is about 2.000 km from the north to the south and is considered as the border between Europe and Asia (the maximal height is 1.894 m.).
Tundra and taiga; among animals can be distinguished a squirrel, elk, white partridge, capercailzie.