Ekaterinburg is located in the central part of the Eurasian continent, on the border between Europe and Asia, in the middle of the Ural ridge. Ekaterinburg is the administrative, scientific and cultural center of the Urals. It’s the fourth-largest city in the Russian Federation, with population exceeding 1,400,000 people.
The city is surrounded by wooded hills and small lakes, and features a humid continental climate. Ekaterinburg is an important railway junction on the Trans-Siberian Railway, with railway lines reaching all parts of the Ural Mountains and the rest of Russia.
This place is open to everything new. Some of the best Russian universities are located in Ekaterinburg where breakthrough research is conducted by the country’s best scientists. The dynamic flow of cultural life attracts tourists from many corners of the world. Artists are inspired by Ekaterinburg evenings; its scenic views and rich history are what distinguishes this wonderful city. Culture lovers are going to enjoy the local flavor, travelers will be delighted with the landscape, and those who like shopping and nightlife will also find plenty of places to enjoy.
Welcome to Ekaterinburg!
Created / Updated: 12 February 2016 / 29 June 2017