Yekaterinburg is the largest city and administrative centre of Sverdlovsk Oblast and the Ural Federal District. The city is located on the Iset River in Western Siberia, with a population of roughly 1. 5 million residents. The region was settled and developed by Novgorodians by the 11th century. It is home to the headquarters of the Central Military District of the Russian Armed Forces, and will be the host city of the 2023 Summer Universiade.
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Yekaterinburg is the largest city and administrative centre of Sverdlovsk Oblast and the Ural Federal District. The city is located on the Iset River in Western Siberia, with a population of roughly 1. 5 million residents, up to 2. 2 million residents in the urban agglomeration. The region was settled and developed by Novgorodians by the 11th century. It was named after the Russian emperor Peter the Great’s wife, who after his death became Catherine I, Yekaterina being the Russian form of her name. The area was settled in prehistory. The earliest settlements date to 8000–7000 BC, in the Mesolithic period. The Gamayun peninsula has archaeological findings from the Chalcolithic Period: workshops for producing stone tools and two dwellings of the Ayat people. There are also traces of the Koptyak people from 2000 BC: dishes decorated with bird images and evidence of metallurgical production. The Tent I site contains the only Kopty Kak burials discovered in the URAL Mountains. In 1991, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the city returned to its historical name. It is home to the headquarters of the Central Military District of the Russian Armed Forces, and will be the host city of the 2023 Summer Universiade. The first mining plant was built in 1702-1704, which burned down without a trace in the spring of 1718. In 1714-16, a source of iron was built on the river and produced a small private ironworks known as Shuvaksky.
The settlements within the boundaries of the future city were the villages of Uktus, Novyshminskaya, Novykhnus, and Uktiytus. In the 17th century, the first ironworks were built and known as the Shuvakhsky, which produced ironworks and produced small ironworks. The current ironworks was built and produced in 1718-1716. In 1823, the town became a district town of Perm Province, and built the historical Siberian Route through the city. It became a key city to Siberia, which had rich resources, and was known as the \”Window to Asia\”. In the late 19th century it became one of the centres of revolutionary movements in the Urals. It has been dubbed the \”Third capital of Russia\”, as it is ranked third by the size of economy, culture, transportation and tourism. It hosted the 2018 FIFA World Cup and will host the 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2024 Winter Paralympic Games in the summer of 2023. It also hosts the presidium of the Urals Academy of Sciences and the Hermitage Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography in the winter of 2022-2024. The Ural Mountains are home to some of the tallest skyscrapers of Russia, including the Isetskoe Pravoberezhnoye I archaeological site with artefacts such as grinding plates, anvils, clumps of rock, tools, and finished products.
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