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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.

Yekaterinburg

Екатеринбург
Clockwise: City Administrative Building, Ural State College, Yekaterinburg City, Sevastyanov's House, Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center, Church of All Saints
Clockwise: City Administrative Building, Ural State College, Yekaterinburg City, Sevastyanov's House, Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center, Church of All Saints
Flag of Yekaterinburg
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg is located in Russia
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
Location of Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg is located in Sverdlovsk Oblast
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk Oblast)
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
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSverdlovsk Oblast
Founded18 November 1723
City status since1796
Government
 • BodyCity Duma[1]
 • Head[2]Alexander Vysokinskiy[2]
Area
 • Total495 km2 (191 sq mi)
Elevation
237 m (778 ft)
Population
 • Total1,349,772
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
1,468,833 (+8.8%)
 • Rank4th in 2010
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
 • Subordinated toCity of Yekaterinburg
 • Capital ofSverdlovsk Oblast, City of Yekaterinburg
 • Urban okrugYekaterinburg Urban Okrug
 • Capital ofYekaterinburg Urban Okrug
Time zoneUTC+5 (MSK+2 Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
620000
Dialing code(s)+7 343[7]
City Day3rd Saturday of August
Twin townsSan Jose, FerentinoEdit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID65701000001
Websitewww.ekburg.ru

Twin citiesEdit

 
The city duma building with the Lenin statue.

Yekaterinburg is a sister city of

ReferencesEdit

  1. Charter of Yekaterinburg, Article 24.1
  2. 2.0 2.1 Official website of Yekaterinburg. Alexander Edmundovich Yakob, Head of Administration of the City of Yekaterinburg (Russian)
  3. "Стратегический план развития Екатеринбурга до 2015 года. Раздел II. Исходные конкурентные возможности Екатеринбурга. Внутренние факторы развития города". Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  4. "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1[[Category:Articles containing Russian-language text]]" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1)]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); URL–wikilink conflict (help)
  5. http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/doc_2018/bul_dr/mun_obr2018.rar; archive date: 26 July 2018; retrieved: 25 July 2018; archive URL: http://web.archive.org/web/20180726010024/http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/doc_2018/bul_dr/mun_obr2018.rar.
  6. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Ekaterinburg.com. General Information