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Ekaterinburg (Yekaterinburg)

The following is a list of sites describing this city that was named after the wife of Peter the Great, Ekaterina. Although the direct transliteration is Ekaterinburg, the spelling of Yekaterinburg provides a better pronounciation. Located along the Iset River on the east side of the Ural mountains, this historical city was known as Sverdlovsk from 1924 to 1992 and maintains a fascinating history.

We hope this list will continue to grow as more communities become represented on the World Wide Web so please be sure to let us know if you are aware of any other sites.


  • Ekaterinburg - Capital of the Urals *

    Sergey Gershtein's home page provides a good history on this city that is also known as Yekaterinburg.

  • Ekaterinburg On-Line *

    This capital of the Sverdlovsk region is presented with a large amount of city, business and leisure information in Russian only.

  • Gold Book of the Ural *

    Indepth history and business information about the region on the city is provided by the Foreign Investment Promotion Center (FIPC) under the Ministry of Economy of The Russian Federation.

  • Sverdlovsk Region *

    Basic information is given about this region of which Ekaterinburg is the capital.

  • Webcam Ekaterinburg *

    Get a live view from Malysheva street in the city.

  • The Ural State University *

    Ural State University's site on Ekatinburg includes a brief history.


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