Where is Ekaterinburg located?
On the map
Ekaterinburg is one of the largest cities in Russia, with a population of approximately 1.4 million. If you wonder where Yekaterinburg is, you should pay attention to the Ural Mountains region on the map of Russia. The city is located in the central part of Eurasia and is the capital of the Sverdlovsk region, the main district of the Urals Federal District and the headquarters of the Central Military District.
Yekaterinburg is located on the banks of the Iset River. On four sides it is surrounded by lakes. Due to the low altitude of the Ural mountain range, where Yekaterinburg is located, the city received an advantageous geographical position. It connects the European and Asian parts of Russia. Large federal roads and railways (including the Trans-Siberian Railway) follow Ekaterinburg.
Yekaterinburg is a beautiful city, which is associated with significant historical events, which means there is something to see.