This pin is about the town of Revda. In Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia. Population: 61,875 (in 2010). Oblast means district or provence. The Europe Asia border runs through Revda and is often called “first town of Europe”.
The place was founded in 1731 when an iron processing factory was founded by Akinfi Demidov. However, the official date is 4 September 1734; the day on which the first cast iron was melted.
Revda is known for the many uprisings that have taken place among the local charcoal burners, the largest of which was in 1841. Revda received the status of city on 3 May 1935.