A number of popular Russian rock bands, such as , , , , , Trek, and , were originally formed in Yekaterinburg Ural Rock is often considered as a particular variety of rock music.
Since 2018, there have been no elections, but a vote in the Municipal Duma.
Center has its art gallery, library, museum equipped with the newest multimedia technologies that help to present the documents, video materials and archive photos.
As a result, there was a sharp increase in the production capacity of existing plants and the emergence of new branches of the Urals industry.
The revenue of the services industry in 2015 totalled 74.
The unemployment rate at the end of 2015 was 0.
In May 2011, the Ural State University and merged to form the , making it the largest university in the and one of the largest universities in Russia.
There are many branches of non-resident universities in the city, including the Ural branch of the Siberian State University of Telecommunications and Informatics, the Ural branch of the Russian Academy of Private Law, the Yekaterinburg branch of the Plekhanov Russian Economic Academy, the Yekaterinburg branch of the University of the Russian Academy of Education, the Yekaterinburg branch of the Moscow State University, and Sholokhov Humanitarian University, as well as others.