• Administrative center

    Barnaul

  • Federal district

    Siberian

  • Distance to Moscow

    2932 km

    Moscow—Barnaul — 3 hours 30 minutes

  • Timezone

    UTC+7/MSK+4

  • Population

    12.2 million people

    2.50% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    168 thousand sq km

 

Economic performance

  • Unemployment rate

    7,20 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    81,20 %
Gross Regional Product
GRP per capita
Foreign Direct Investment
Fixed investment
Fixed investment per capita
Unemployment rate
Average monthly wage
Percentage of profitable companies

Geographical location and climate

Largest cities

  •  

    698 K people

  •  

    214 K people

  •  

    147 K people

 

Border countries

  • Kazakhstan
 
Sunny days Average annual rainfall
159 420 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-15,4°С 20,1°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
4.5 months 5 months
Natural area
Sclerophyllous forests and scrub
Forest-steppe
Mixed forest
Taiga
 

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    Gold
    75.1 t
    Copper
    992 thousand t
    Plumbum
    1993 thousand t
  • Combustible resources

    Brown coal
    29.9 million t
    Turf
    108.7 million t
  • Other resources

    Forest resources Five ribbon-like relict pine forest

    Recreational Resources Radon sources - Belokuriha resort, therapeutic muds - 4

    Fish Resources

 
 

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