I present you Republic of Kalmykia. I will start with the priority activities of government departments - the preservation of social, political and economical stability in the region, the development sectors of argicultural complex, the implementation of projects in industrial economic sector. I want to emphasize the importance in a such direction as creation the new work places.
I think it is necessary to highlight the planned implementation works on construction and putting into operation water supply of Kalmykia districts.
I want to pay attention on the importance and necessity of effective solution the social problems of Kalmykia population, creating favorable conditions for development of small and medium-sized businesses in our region.
Distance to Moscow
Moscow—Elista — 1 hour 55 minutes
0.28 million people
3.80% english speaking population
Area of the Region
74,7 thousand sq km
Gross Regional Product₽ 41,14 billion₽ 145,32 thousand per person
Foreign Direct Investment$ 1,90 million$ 6,80 per person
Fixed investment₽ 17,81 million₽ 63 330 per person
Unemployment rate10,90 %
Percentage of profitable companies56,20 %
Average cost of living₽ 7 750
Average monthly wage₽ 19 341
Geographical location and climate
104 K people
14 K people
9 K people
- Caspian Sea
|Sunny days||Average annual rainfall|
|Average January temperature||Average July temperature|
|Agricultural period||Snow cover duration|
|6 months||3 months|
- 60.34 million m3
- 67.95 million m3
- 90.05 million m3
- 10.147 million t
- Natural gas
- 12.191 million t
Land resources The land fund of the rerublic is 7473.1 thousand hectares. Of them is argicultural land 6296.8 thousand hectares. Republic of Kalmykia has about 8% of Russian pasture land.
Water resources The hydrographic net is more developed in the western part of republic, the eastern part is devoid of the river net. In the southeast of the territory of Kalmykia is out to Caspian Sea, in the east - is a short distance to Volga and exciting part of the Volga-Akhtuba floodplain - 43 sq km.Volga is the source of irrigation of 46 thousand hectares of the republic, in which rice is grown and a significant amount of feed for public livestock harvested.