Yekaterinburg

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/