The Samara Region is one of the most economically-developed and attractive for investments regions in Russia. The high scientific, educational, and industrial capacity of our region allows us to look forward with confidence.
The government of Samara works hard to create investor-friendly environment, establishing a favorable tax and business climate, developing the infrastrycture, and securing financial and political stability.
The Samara Region repeatedly participated in and organized economic forums that gather a large number of participants; more than 40 events are held annually. Samara has stable commercial relationships with more than with 100 countries of the world. The volume of foreign trade turnover for 2014 almost reached 12 billion US dollars.
Distance to Moscow
Moscow—Samara — 1 hour 30 minutes
3.21 million people
4.40% english speaking population
Area of the Region
53,6 thousand sq km
Gross Regional Product₽ 1 040,71 billion₽ 323,98 thousand per person
Foreign Direct Investment$ 843 million$ 262,40 per person
Fixed investment₽ 300,31 million₽ 93 499 per person
Unemployment rate3 %
Percentage of profitable companies73,30 %
Average cost of living₽ 7 954
Average monthly wage₽ 25 884
Geographical location and climate
1171,43 K people
716,13 K people
175,67 K people
106,71 K people
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- 306,6 million tonnes
- 127,9 million m3
- 177.4 million tonnes
- Shale oil
- more than 40 million t
Water resources The Volga River flows through the Samara Region; the length of the river in the area is 364 km.There are more than 220 rivers and the small streams which length is more than 6,5 thousand km long, and more than 1000 reservoirs and ponds.
Recreational Resources In Samara Region is a unique national park "Samarskaya Luka", annually attracts more than one million tourists who come to visit the natural, historical and architectural monuments. In Zhigulevskaya State Nature Biosphere Reserve I.I.Sprygina everyone have the opportunity to experience the unique nature and wildlife. Since 2012, there opened the route "Gora Strelnaya" available for children and persons with disabilities.