Yekaterinburg is the administrative center of Sverdlovsk region, as well as the fourth city by population in the Russian Federation. The city was founded in 1723. In the period from 1924 to 1991 it was called Sverdlovsk.

There are almost all kinds of public transport in Yekaterinburg. Trams play a leading role. Also here there is the subway, including one branch and 9 stations. This city is annually visited by many tourists. Largely this is due to it there was the recent increase in the cost of public transport. Now to ride onto any of kinds of transport you will have to pay 23 rubles ($ 0.7). However, for each owner E- card, the fare for public transport is only 18 rubles ($ 0.55).

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This city is the third largest transportation hub in the Russian Federation. There are 7 main rail lines and 6 federal highways. In addition, there is a major international airport.

To date, there are 26 ISPs in Yekaterinburg and mobile operators. Such a large number of companies which are trying to occupy the same niche provide excellent conditions for competition. So the cost for the services of Internet providers is relatively small.

This city is one of the biggest one in the Russian Federation. It is not surprising that there is access to all the benefits of civilization. In comparison with the capital and Petersburg tariffs, prices for them are relatively small in Yekaterinburg.

The city is located in the temperate continental climate zone and it is characterized by sharp volatility of basic weather parameters. It is due to the proximity of the Ural Mountains. Largely because of this different seasons are so well expressed. The average annual temperature in the city is +3 °C. The coldest month is January, when the average temperature is at the level of -12.6 °C. As for the warm month, it is July. During this period, the air is heated to an average of +19 °C.

Job in Yekaterinburg

This city is one of the largest industrial and economic centers of the Russian Federation. There are more than 198 000 organizations and enterprises. In Yekaterinburg 12 banks were included in the 500 largest Russian banks whose headquarters is located here. The resulting structure of available vacancies is mainly made by workers and economic specialties. In addition, like any other major city, Yekaterinburg is in need constantly of doctors and workers in the IT- sector. The average salary here in 2012 amounted to more than 26 000 rubles ($ 780).

The population in Yekaterinburg

This city is one of 15 cities of the Russian Federation, the population of which exceeds one million. In 2012, there were more than 1.35 million people. An important indicator for Russia is the fact that in this city, there is a natural increase in population due to fertility. Only in 2011 it amounted to about 2000 people. Most of the population of this city is an ethnic Russian (89.04 %). The second place is occupied by the Tatars (3.72%). Enough significant contribution made by Ukrainians (1.03%), Bashkirs (0.96), Mari (0.52%), Azerbaijanis (0.51%), Tajiks (0.47%) and Armenians (0.42%).

Entertainment and leisure in Yekaterinburg

Tourists will find a lot to see in this city. Very interesting in this regard is the literary quarter, which includes several museums, park and monument to A.S. Pushkin. Live music lovers can visit the philharmonic. The abundance of a wide variety of clubs, bars and restaurants is perfectly combined here with a lot of monuments.

This city is one of the fastest growing of all Russian. The city constantly needs new experts with very different skill levels. Relatively high wages make Ekaterinburg attractive enough to move.

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