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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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Flag of Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk oblast).svg
Coat of arms
City Day 3rd Saturday of August
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Sverdlovsk Oblast
Administratively subordinated to City of Yekaterinburg
Municipal status
Urban okrug Yekaterinburg Urban Okrug
Head Alexander Vysokinskiy
Representative body City Duma
Area 495 km2 (191 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census,
1,349,772 inhabitants
Rank in 2010 4th
Population (2017 est.) 1,488,791 inhabitants
Density 2,727/km2 (7,063/sq mi)
Time zone YEKT (UTC+06:00)
Founded 18 November 1723
City status since 1796
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 1,483,119 people. The city was started in 1723 by Vasily Tatischev and named after Saint Catherine.

Twin cities

Yekaterinburg - Duma with Lenin statue
The city duma building with the Lenin statue.

Yekaterinburg is a sister city of

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