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Yekaterinburg (English)
Екатеринбург (Russian)
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Catherineburg.JPG
The skyline of Yekaterinburg
Map of Russia - Sverdlovsk Oblast (2008-03).svg
Location of Sverdlovsk Oblast in Russia
Coordinates: 56°50′N 60°35′E / 56.833°N 60.583°E / 56.833; 60.583Coordinates: 56°50′N 60°35′E / 56.833°N 60.583°E / 56.833; 60.583
Coat of Arms of Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk oblast).svg
Flag of Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk oblast).svg
Coat of arms
Flag
City Day3rd Saturday of August
Administrative status
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSverdlovsk Oblast
Administrative center ofSverdlovsk Oblast
Municipal status
Urban okrugYekaterinburg Urban Okrug
Head[1]Yevgeny Porunov[1]
Representative bodyCity Duma
Statistics
Population (2010 Census,
preliminary)
1,350,136 inhabitants[2]
Rank in 20104th
Population (2002 Census)1,293,537 inhabitants[3]
Rank in 20025th
Time zoneYEKT (UTC+06:00)
FoundedNovember 18, 1723
Previous namesYekaterinburg (until 1924),[4]
Sverdlovsk (until 1991)[4]
Postal code(s)620000
Dialing code(s)+7 343
Official website

Yekaterinburg is a big city in the Ural mountains in the Asian part of Russia. It has a population of 1,293,537 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

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