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The Vladimir Region is located in the centre of Eastern-European Valley east of the capital of the Russian Federation, Moscow. It's convenient location makes it very easy to reach. The administrative centre of the region is 198 km away from Moscow.

Being a neighbour of Moscow and the Moscow Region provides the Vladimir Region the scientific potential for economic development and skilled staff training. The region is located close to raw material bases: the Urals, the Volga Region, and the central metallurgic base, where the region gets oil, gas, coal, metal, chemical raw materials and other natural resources.

The main mineral resources of the Vladimir region are limestone, peat, mason’s sand and stones, flint and brick clay.

The Vladimir region is famous for such ancient cities as Aleksandrov, Gorokhovet, Murom, Yuryev-Polskiy, and Gus-Khrustalniy; for their architectural, historical, cultural and religious places of interest, places for Orthodox pilgrimages, such as Suzdal (the monastery of the Saviour and St. Euthimius; Alexandrov; the Intercession and the Ordination monasteries); and for their unique architectural and landscape landmarks such as the Church of Intercession on the river Nerl in the village Bogolyubovo. The main part of the Golden Ring route goes through the region.

The Vladimir region ranks 3rd in the RF in visits to museums, which is 1.78 times higher than the index of the Central Federal District and 2.5 times than in the RF. The Vladimir Region is sometimes called tbe pearl of Russian nature and soil reservation.

Investors, who have already realized their projects on the territory of the Vladimir Region, are expanding their production and forming long-term strategic plans in cooperation with the Regional Administration, which shows good a administrative atmosphere for leading businesses on the territory of the Vladimir Region.


Governor of Vladimir region
Svetlana Orlova
  • Administrative center


  • Federal district


  • Distance to Moscow

    180 km

  • Timezone


  • Population

    1406.00 million people

    3.10% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    29,1 thousand sq km


Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    307 486 billion
    ₽ 216 916,60 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 331,70 million
    $ 235,90 per person
  • Fixed investment

    75,67 million
    ₽ 53 685 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    4,30 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    67 %
  • Average cost of living

    7 954
  • Average monthly wage

    22 581
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



    352,7 K people



    141,1 K people



    120,5 K people



    60,6 K people

Sunny days Average annual rainfall
259 608 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-14°С 23°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
6 months 6 months
Natural area
Mixed forest

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    130200 thousand m3
    207526 thousand m3
    363695 thousand m3
  • Combustible resources

    131426 thousand tonnes
  • Other resources

    Forest resources annual volume of exploitation 2168 thousand m3


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