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.
Distance to Moscow
1.41 million people
3.10% english speaking population
Area of the Region
29,1 thousand sq km
Gross Regional Product₽ 307,49 billion₽ 216,92 thousand per person
Foreign Direct Investment$ 331,70 million$ 235,90 per person
Fixed investment₽ 75,67 million₽ 53 685 per person
Unemployment rate4,30 %
Percentage of profitable companies67 %
Average cost of living₽ 7 954
Average monthly wage₽ 22 581
Geographical location and climate
352,7 K people
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- 130200 thousand m3
- 207526 thousand m3
- 363695 thousand m3
- 131426 thousand tonnes
Forest resources annual volume of exploitation 2168 thousand m3