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Yekaterinburg

Pronunciation: /yiˈkatərinˌbərɡ/ Pronunciation: /yiˌkətyərinˈbo͝ork/
(also Ekaterinburg)
An industrial city in central Russia, in the eastern foothills of the Ural Mountains; population 1,323,000 (est. 2008). Former name (1924–91) Sverdlovsk.

Origin

Named in honor of Ekaterina (1684–1727), the wife of Peter the Great, who founded the city in 1721.

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Syllabification: Ye·ka·te·rin·burg

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