Dear ladies and gentlemen!

Republic of Dagestan - is not only an ancient land of unique culture and rich history, but also one of the most promising regions of the South of Russia. Today the republic is in crisis, but with the support of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, we have developed and are implementing the program of overcoming the crisis.

Dagestan possesses the huge potential provided by large reserves of oil, gas and of building materials, as well as advanced livestock production, viticulture and winemaking. The favorable geographical location, beautiful nature and soft climate of Dagestan help strengthening the economic attractiveness of the region. We are in consistent performance of creating the most comfortable conditions of doing business in the region. Renewing of Dagestan proceeds in different ways, including creation of a favorable legal and tax climate, workforce development and stimulating growth of the domestic market. The Government of the Russian Federation is ready to act as a guarantor of investments in the economy of the Republic of Dagestan.

We are always willing to work in an open and constructive dialogue. Dagestanians are passionate and energetic people, we love and know how to learn. Dagestanians always succeed at work, in school, in sports. The Republic is looking forward and invites those people, who share its expectations and wish to develop new ideas and ambitious projects. Dagestan is profitable to invest to. Here you will find true friends and reliable partners.

Welcome to Dagestan!

President of the Republic of Dagestan
Ramazan Abdulatipov
  • Administrative center


  • Federal district

    North Caucasian

  • Distance to Moscow

    1800 km

    Moscow—Makhachkala — 2 hours 30 minutes

  • Timezone


  • Population

    2990.00 million people

    1.60% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    50,3 thousand sq km


Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    429 510,60 billion
    ₽ 145 351,70 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 11,60 million
    $ 3,90 per person
  • Fixed investment

    211,62 million
    ₽ 71 083 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    10,20 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    64,20 %
  • Average cost of living

    7 453
  • Average monthly wage

    18 194
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



    578,33 K people



    135,33 K people



    120,47 K people



    105,11 K people



  • Caspian Sea

Border countries

  • Azerbaijan
Sunny days Average annual rainfall
166 371 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
1,2°С 24,7°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
6 months 4 months
Natural area
Deciduous forest

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    1 million tonnes
  • Combustible resources

    10.4 million tonnes
    Natural gas
    44 billion m3
  • Other resources

    Water resources Rivers in conjunction with the narrow and deep valleys are very promising for the use of hydropower.

    Recreational Resources 530 km of sandy beaches of the Caspian Sea, 1.2 thousand hectares of therapeutic muds (reserved up to 250 thousand m3), over 300 sources of healing waters of different composition and temperature.


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