Magnitogorsk is an industrial city in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the eastern side of the extreme southern extent of the Ural Mountains by the Ural River. Population: 418,545 ;
It was named after the Magnitnaya Mountain. It is the second largest city in Russia that is not the administrative center of any federal subject or district. Here the largest iron and steel works in the country is situated.