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Yekaterinburg (English)
Екатеринбург (Russian)
Sverdlovsk (1924–1991)
-  City  -
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Clockwise: City Administrative Building, Ural State College, Yekaterinburg City, Sevastyanov's House, Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center, Church of All Saints
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Coat of arms
City Day3rd Saturday of August
Administrative status
Federal subjectSverdlovsk Oblast
Administratively subordinated toCity of Yekaterinburg
Municipal status
Urban okrugYekaterinburg Urban Okrug
Head[1]Alexander Vysokinskiy[1]
Representative bodyCity Duma[2]
Area495 km2 (191 sq mi)[3]
Population (2010 Census,
1,349,772 inhabitants[4]
Rank in 20104th
Population (2017 est.)1,488,791 inhabitants[5]
Density2,727/km2 (7,063/sq mi)[6]
Time zoneYEKT (UTC+06:00)
Founded18 November 1723
City status since1796
Postal code(s)620000[7]
Dialing code(s)+7 343[7]
Official website

Yekaterinburg is a big city in the Ural mountains in the Asian part of Russia. It has a population of 1,483,119 people. The city was started in 1723 by Vasily Tatischev and named after Saint Catherine.

Twin cities

The city duma building with the Lenin statue.

Yekaterinburg is a sister city of


  1. 1.0 1.1 Official website of Yekaterinburg. Alexander Edmundovich Yakob, Head of Administration of the City of Yekaterinburg (in Russian)
  2. Charter of Yekaterinburg, Article 24.1
  3. "Стратегический план развития Екатеринбурга до 2015 года. Раздел II. Исходные конкурентные возможности Екатеринбурга. Внутренние факторы развития города.". http://xn--80acgfbsl1azdqr.xn--p1ai/%D0%BE%D1%84%D0%B8%D1%86%D0%B8%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%BD%D0%BE/%D1%81%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%B3%D0%B8%D1%87%D0%B5%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D0%BF%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%BD/%D1%81%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%B3%D0%B8%D1%8F_2015/%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%85%D0%BE%D0%B4%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B5_%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%B7%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%B6%D0%BD%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8/%D0%B2%D0%BD%D1%83%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B5_%D1%84%D0%B0%D0%BA%D1%82%D0%BE%D1%80%D1%8B/. 
  4. "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1)]" (in Russian). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  5. "Federal State Statistic Service". Government of Russia. 1 January 2017. 
  6. The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  7. 7.0 7.1 General Information