The Vladimir region is located in the central part of the East European Plain. It borders on the Moscow, Ivanovo, Nizhny Novgorod, Ryazan, and Yaroslavl regions.
Raw materials: peat, carbonate rocks, quartz sand, clays, metallurgical dolomite.
Agricultural lands occupy 38% of the region’s territory. The main crops are cereals, industrial, fodder, potatoes, vegetables. A special place is occupied by flax crops. Gardening is well developed. Specialization of animal ( Livestock specialization) husbandry-breeding of cattle, pigs, sheep, goats. The Vladimir breed of heavy-duty horses was bred.
The dominant economic activities of the region are:
production of finished metal products, except for machinery and equipment
production of electrical equipment
production of other non-metallic mineral products
production of rubber and plastic products
manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products
production of chemicals and chemical products
production of medicines and materials used for medical purposes
production of machinery and equipment not included in other groupings (categories)
wood processing and production of wood and cork products
manufacture of textiles
production of motor vehicles
the production of metallurgical
manufacture of wearing apparel.