Zemlya of Sverdlovsk
Свердловская земля
Timeline: 1861: Historical Failing

OTL equivalent: Svedlovsk Oblast'
Flag of Sverdlovsk Oblast
Flag of Sverdlovsk
(and largest city)
Language Russian, Tarta and Bashkoit
Russian Orthodox
  others Sunni Muslim
Zemlja Governor Eduard Rossel
Population 4,297,747. 

Sverdlovsk is a zemlya in East Russia. Its capital city is Yekaterinburg.

The Sverdlovsk Oblast region is rich in natural resources, princpaly iron, copper, gold, platinum, asbestos, gemstones, talcum, marble and coal. It is mostly here that the bulk of Russian industry was concentrated in the 18th and 19th centuries. Logging, quarrying, metallurgy, clothing and mining are the economy's mainstays.