more than 400,00 sq km
The capital of Sverdlovskaya oblast, middle Urals, Russian Federation, Yekaterinburg is situated right on the border between Europe and Asia.
56 49 N, 60 35 E
approx 1,304,000 (2005 est.)
Yekaterinburg is far away from Atlantics and close to Siberia, so the climate here is continental. In Yekaterinburg winters are cold and long, and summers are quite warm. The coldest month is January, when average temperature reaches -16 -17 C. The warmest month is July with the average temperature of 18 C.
UTC/GMT + 5 hours
Ipatiev House, Cathedral on the Blood, Opera House, Europe-Asia border obelisk.