2021 year
2021 year

The Astrakhan Region is located in the south-east of the East European Plain and is part of the Southern Federal District. It is washed by the Caspian Sea.

The region is part of the Volga Economic Region and is an industrial region, which is distinguished by the production of gas, gas condensate, table salt, the production of sulfur, metal-cutting machines and floating drilling rigs for large sea depths; the production of wool, vegetables, fish and seafood. The Kapustin Yar test site (Znamensk) and the Caspian Military Flotilla are located on the territory of the region.

The dominant economic activities of the region are:

— oil and gas industry;
— chemical industry;
— shipbuilding complex;
— agricultural industry;
— processing industry;
— mechanical engineering;
— construction materials industry;
— transport and logistics;
— trade;
— fishing industry;
— tourism.

Head of the Region
Babushkin Igor Yurievich
Governor of Astrakhan Oblast
Official website of the Region