The Orel Region has always been and will always remain ready and open for business cooperation.

The potential of the region as a center of the development of agriculture and industry is far from being used up.

At any time and in any form convenient to you we are ready to present any information about the potential of the branches of our regional economics, existence of required productive resources, location of vacant industrial sites, and land lots for the placement of new production.

We welcome any of you who comes to us with offers of mutually-beneficial cooperation in the interest of complex development of the territorial municipal formations and raising of the prosperity of the citizens of the Orel region.

The Government of the Orel Region is ready to render all possible support to your business initiatives in the implementation of business-projects in the Orel Region.

Governer of Orel region Vadim Potomsky
  • Administrative center


  • Federal district


  • Distance to Moscow

    325 km

    Moscow—Bryansk-Orel — 2 hours 30 minutes

  • Timezone


  • Population

    765.00 million people

    2.70% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    24,7 thousand sq km


Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    164 525,80 billion
    ₽ 212 867,40 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 251,10 million
    $ 328,20 per person
  • Fixed investment

    44,93 million
    ₽ 58 534 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    5,10 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    70,80 %
  • Average cost of living

    7 334
  • Average monthly wage

    20 885
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



    317606 K people



    49169 K people



    40243 K people

Sunny days Average annual rainfall
74 598 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-8,3°С 18,6°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
6 months 3 months
Natural area
Mixed forest
Deciduous forest

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    32 000 th. m3
    105,7 mil. tonnes
  • Other resources

    Forest resources Forests cover about 10 % of the territories


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