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Yekaterinburg (Russian: Екатеринбу́рг; IPA: [jɪkətʲɪrʲɪnˈburk]), alternatively romanized as Ekaterinburg, is the fourth-largest city in Russia and the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Oblast, located in the middle of the Eurasian continent, on the border of Europe and Asia. At the 2010 Census, it had a population of 1,349,772. Yekaterinburg is the main industrial and cultural center of the Ural Federal District. Between 1924 and 1991, the city was named Sverdlovsk (Свердло́вск) after the Communist party leader Yakov Sverdlov.


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Facts and Stats for Yekaterinburg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Yekaterinburg

    Know the pollution level of Yekaterinburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 72.12 (High)
    • Water Pollution 60 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.65 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.35 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.73 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50.96 (Moderate)
  • Yekaterinburg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Yekaterinburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Yekaterinburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.94 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.61 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.58 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50.76 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 46.97 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 57.58 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.52 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 34.85 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.7 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.91 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 59.09 (Moderate)
  • Living in Yekaterinburg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Yekaterinburg is 96.21 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 51.43 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 21.33 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 75.97 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.38 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 33.45 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.96 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.32 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.99 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Yekaterinburg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yekaterinburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.26 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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