Arkhangelsk region is one of the richest regions of Russia. Unique wealth of mineral resources, the largest diamond field in Europe, innovation shipbuilding complex, multi functional port of all-year-round navigation, direct and independent access to the World Ocean - and this is not all the advantages of our region. Regional brand "Arkhangelsk timber" is a trademark of quality of pomor timber and also of our production which is exported to 79 countries of the world.
Arkhangelsk region is rich not only in mineral resources and production facilities but in high educated, industrious and responsible people.
Our region is the territory for projects of development of Russian Arctic. And for this purpose the significance of Arkhangelsk region increases from year to year. Because of its geographic location Arkhangelsk region is the most comfortable shipping for the Northern Sea Route and for construction of infrastructure objects which will provide development of off-shore oil and gas projects.
Besides, ship-building enterprises of Severodvinsk have vast experience of construction of sea equipment for oil and gas extraction.
We invite investors from all over the world to open a wonderful region of pomors for feel and understand - to do business in Arkhangelsk region is beneficial and comfortable.
Distance to Moscow
Moscow—Arkhangelsk — 1 hour 40 minutes
1.14 million people
4.10% english speaking population
Area of the Region
413,1 thousand sq km
Gross Regional Product₽ 340,62 billion₽ 295,13 thousand per person
Foreign Direct Investment$ 123,70 million$ 108,50 per person
Fixed investment₽ 63,88 million₽ 55 823 per person
Unemployment rate7,30 %
Percentage of profitable companies64,40 %
Average cost of living₽ 11 323
Average monthly wage₽ 33 125
Geographical location and climate
358,1 K people
187,3 K people
73,9 K people
- Barents Sea
- White Sea
- Kara Sea
|Sunny days||Average annual rainfall|
|Average January temperature||Average July temperature|
|Agricultural period||Snow cover duration|
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- 290 mln.carats
- 255 mln. tonns
- 168 mln. tonns
- 700 mln. tonns
Forest resources Forests cover an area about 28501,2 thousand hectares. The calculated felling rate (the anual area of forest in use) – 24351,1 thousand m3, including coniferous trees - 15869,9 thousand m3
Water resources -