Status of Ekaterinburg:
1143 sq. km.
1 339 000 inhabitants (2005). 1 350 100 (2010)
The head of Ekaterinburg:
mayor (Eugeny Roizman, from october 2013). Alexander Yakob is the head of city administration (city manager).
mayor, municipal Duma, council of city ministers, city court.
Legislative Power in Ekaterinburg
Municipal Duma of Ekaterinburg city is a representative body of local government. Duma doesn't belong to the system of the government bodies. It functions under the Constitution and legislation of Russian Federation, Regulations and laws of Sverdlovsk Oblast, Regulations of the city Ekaterinburg, and Regulations of Municipal Duma of Ekaterinburg city.
The deputies of Duma are elected by popular vote for a four-year term.
Executive Power in Ekaterinburg
Legislative power is executed by the head of the city, mayor and the council of city ministers
The head of the executive power is a mayor, who is elected by popular vote for a four-year term. The mayor is the chairman of council of city ministers. He defines the administration structure and appoints its members. Council of city ministers takes decision concerning the main problems of the city, defines the strategy of development
The Role of Ekaterinburg
Ekaterinburg is considered to be the third capital of Russia due to such factors as geographical position, developed economics and industry.
Ekaterinburg is the most important city of the Urals. It is an administrative, transport, commercial, trading, scientific and cultural centre. Besides, it is the regional centre of Sverdlovsk Region. Ekaterinburg borders with Khantia-Mansia Okrug on the North, Tyumen Region on the South-East, Kurgan and Chelyabinsk Regions on the South, perm Region on the West.
Ekaterinburg is the largest city, situated on the most eastern point of the Old World's land frontier. It extends thousand kilometers from the North to the South. City's location, on the border between two parts of world, stimulates its constant development. The city is gradually turning into the centre of tourism.
Browse those articles
if you would like to know more about Ekaterinburg (Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk)
and wish to travel to our native city. You are welcome with city-tours