CAPITAL OF SIBERIA

Foundation date:
June, 1893


Total area:
8 million km

Goverment Autority

Novosibirsk Region Administration
18 Krasny Prospect,
Novosibirsk,
630011 Russia
Tel.: +7 (383)223-93-86 Foreign Economic Relation Department


Mayor's Office of the City of Novosibirsk
34 Krasny Prospect,
Novosibirsk,
630099, Russia
Tel.: +7 (383)222-45-36

Gorodetsky V.F.

Economic and business potential

The Novosibirsk region was established on September, 28, 1937. The region is a part of Siberian Federal District and is located almost in the heart of Russia. The territory of the Novosibirsk Region occupies 178.2 thousand square kilometers. It borders on the Omsk, Tomsk and Kemerovo, Altai regions. It also borders on Kazakhstan, the neighboring country of Russia. The administrative center of the region is the city of Novosibirsk. It is 3.191 km far away from Moscow. The city is built on the banks of the river Ob.

The population of the Novosibirsk Region is around 2 million 731 thousandpeople, including 2 million 135 thousand urbanites.

One of the competitive advantages of the Novosibirsk region is the high level of economic diversification, where harmoniously combined transport and communications, construction, agriculture, trade, and development of industrial sector, focused on the market B2B, and the final consumer.

Industrial production is one of the main components of the regional economy. The share of industrial production in the gross regional product of the Novosibirsk region is nearly 20%. Leading industry is engineering and metalworking (electrical equipment, aircraft and instrumentation, manufacturing machinery, equipment and agricultural machinery). Food industry, chemical industry, building materials industry are also well developed. Novosibirsk region one of the main producers of agricultural products in Russia.

The perspectives of Novosibirsk economy are connected with transport and logistics infrastructure, with the production of high-tech, with education and research activity.