Yekaterinburg Yekaterinburg is the administrative center of the Sverdlovsk region and the Urals Federal District. It is located in the central part of the Eurasian continent, on the border of Europe and Asia. With a population of 1.5 million people the city is the fourth largest in Russia. Yekaterinburg is the venue for holding many international events and meetings - the annual largest international industrial exhibition INNOPROM, the GMIS, SCO and BRICS summits, FIFA World Cup 2018.
The time zone of Yekaterinburg is UTC+5.
The distance from Moscow is 1,414 km. Direct flight takes about 2.5 hours.