The place is about 65 km as the crow flies south of the Kurgan Oblast Administrative Center in the southwestern part of the West Siberian lowlands . It is located on the right bank of the Gljadjana, a right arm of the Tobol , about 6 km from the main arm.
Gljadjanskoje is the administrative center Rajons Pritobolny and seat of the rural community selsowet (selskoje posselenije) Gljadjanski, (2 km north-east) are among the also the village Arsjonowka (almost immediately northeast then) and the settlement Sosnovy.
The village was founded in 1768 and named after the arm of Tobol. From 1894 Gljadjanskoje was the seat of a Volost . In 1924 the village became part of the newly formed Chernavsky rajon , based in the village of Chernavskoye, 10 km to the north . In 1926 the district administration was transferred to Gljadjanskoje. The Rajon has had its current name since 1964, referring to its location on Tobol.
Note: census data
Gljadjanskoje is located on the regional road 37K-0002 (formerly R327), which leads from Kurgan via the neighboring district of Ketowo to the north via Sverinogolowskoye to the Kazakh border and in Kazakhstan, after another 50 km, connects to the A21 from Mamljut near Petropawl to Qostanai .
The closest train stations are in Kurgan on the southern Samara - Chelyabinsk - Omsk route of the Trans-Siberian Railway and in Sumki, just under 50 km east- northeast, on the (Kurgan -) Utjak - Novoischim route , although there is no continuous paved road.
- Itogi Vserossijskoj perepisi naselenija 2010 goda. Tom 1. Čislennostʹ i razmeščenie naselenija (Results of the All-Russian Census 2010. Volume 1. Number and distribution of the population). Tables 5 , pp. 12-209; 11 , pp. 312–979 (download from the website of the Federal Service for State Statistics of the Russian Federation)