Artinsky District is an administrative district, one of the thirty in Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia. As a municipal division, it is incorporated as Artinsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the southwest of the oblast. Its administrative center is the urban locality of Arti.
Russia, the world?s largest nation, borders European and Asian countries as well as the Pacific and Arctic oceans. Its landscape ranges from tundra and forests to subtropical beaches. It?s famous for Moscow's Bolshoi and St. Petersburg's Mariinsky ballet companies. St. Petersburg, founded by Russian leader Peter the Great, has the baroque Winter Palace, now housing part of the State Hermitage Museum?s art collection.