Ekaterinburg is the fourth largest city in Russia. The population exceeds 1.4 million people. It is a large financial, industrial center of Russia. HideRead more
The basis of industry: mechanical engineering, instrumentation, metallurgy. The development of optical, mechanical and also light and food industry.
Ekaterinburg is the largest transport hub (the 3rd largest in Russia). City is crossed by 6 federal highways, 7 railway line. Through Ekaterinburg goes Trans-Siberian Railway (Transsib). In Ekaterinburg is located the international airport "Koltsovo". Types of transportation in the city of Ekaterinburg: buses (76 routes), trams (route 31), trolleybuses (19 routes). Shuttle buses ply in the city and its suburbs. Electric train, which provides transport links between the northern and southern parts of the city, operates in Ekaterinburg. The construction of a light rail line is planned in Ekaterinburg. There is subway in Ekaterinburg (1 line, 9 underground stations).
Urals Federal District