Yekaterinburg City, Russia

Yekaterinburg (from 1924 to 1991 called Sverdlovsk) is the fourth largest city in Russia (after Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novosibirsk), the administrative center of the Sverdlovsk region, the largest administrative, cultural, scientific and educational center of the Ural region. One of the largest transport and logistics centers in the country (the international airport, the Trans-Siberian Railway and 6 federal highways pass through the city), an important industrial center (optomechanical industry, instrument making and heavy engineering, metallurgy, printing industry, light and food industry, Industrial complex).
Ekaterinburg is the administrative center of the Urals Federal District. Here are the headquarters of the Central Military District, the Presidium of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and 35 territorial federal authorities; Often the city is called the “Capital of the Urals”.