Yekaterinburg

Essentials

Yekaterinburg


Basic facts
Name in Russian Екатеринбург
Status City-municipality and administrative centre of the Sverdlovsk Region and the Ural Federal District
Location On the River Iset
Distance 1,840km east of Moscow
Time Zone Yekaterinburg Time (Moscow +2)
Population 1,412,346 people (2014)
Founded 1723
Former Names Sverdlovsk (1924-1991)
City Day Third Sunday in August
Official Website http://екатеринбург.рф/