The Tyumen region is located in the center of Eurasia, in the west of the Asian part of Russia, extends from the steppes of Kazakhstan to the shores of the Arctic Ocean and occupies most of the West Siberian Plain. It borders Kazakhstan in the south and is washed by the waters of the Kara Sea.
The favorable economic and geographical position of the region is determined by its proximity to the economically developed regions of the European part of the country, primarily to the Urals, and the availability of a variety of natural resources.
The main feature of the Tyumen transport hub is that it is the only point of connection to the all-Russian transport network of the main transport communications of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra and the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
The dominant economic activities of the region are: