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Monument to Ekaterinburg Fathers-Founders-Tatischev and De Heninn

Monument to Ekaterinburg Fathers-Founders-Tatischev and De Heninn

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My city was began since 1723 year. It was A factory-fortress at the river Iset. The Factory did guns, anchors, coins. Since 1738 year the mineral workshop began to work. The Ekaterinburg area still has the different minerals. The name City Ekaterinburg receive from the queen Ekaterina I. She was second wife of tsar Petr I. Ekaterinburg was too the places where Decembermen (in 1813-1814 y.y.nobleman revolutioners which wanted to deleted the serfdom) did stop at the way to Siberia, and where  them wives stoped too , when came to Siberia for to being with love husbands. Now Ekaterinburg is a big city, where live near 1500000 citizen. It is many theaters, cinemas, Universities. Too it is Underground (Metro), Zoo, circus. Own worldwide aroport.  Near Ekaterinburg is the boarder of Europe and Asia.


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