194 307 km²

total land area

The Sverdlovsk region is situated at the junction of the borders of Europe and Asia, on the eastern slopes of the Ural Mountains.

The region is located in the northeast of the Urals Federal District and is the largest in the Urals.

4,3 mln people

In the Sverdlovsk region there are 47 cities, 26 workers' settlements and urban-type settlements, 1841 rural settlements.

In terms of population, the region ranks 5th in Russia. 84.7% of Sverdlovsk residents live in cities.

The largest cities: Yekaterinburg - 1.5 million people, Nizhny Tagil - 356 thousand people, Kamensk-Uralsky —170 thousand people, Pervouralsk - 146 thousand people  

2 hours - flight time from Ekaterinburg to Moscow

Sverdlovsk Oblast borders with, clockwise from the west, Perm Krai, the Komi Republic, Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Tyumen Oblast, Kurgan, and Chelyabinsk Oblasts, and the Republic of Bashkortostan.

The administrative center of the Sverdlovsk region is Ekaterinburg.

MSK +2 hours 

 

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