Dear partners!

I present you Republic of Kalmykia. I will start with the priority activities of government departments - the preservation of social, political and economical stability in the region, the development sectors of argicultural complex, the implementation of projects in industrial economic sector. I want to emphasize the importance in a such direction as creation the new work places.

I think it is necessary to highlight the planned implementation works on construction and putting into operation water supply of Kalmykia districts.

I want to pay attention on the importance and necessity of effective solution the social problems of Kalmykia population, creating favorable conditions for development of small and medium-sized businesses in our region.

  • Administrative center


  • Federal district


  • Distance to Moscow

    1148 km

    Moscow—Elista — 1 hour 55 minutes

  • Timezone


  • Population

    281.00 million people

    3.80% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    74,7 thousand sq km


Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    41 136,80 billion
    ₽ 145 318,30 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 1,90 million
    $ 6,80 per person
  • Fixed investment

    17,81 million
    ₽ 63 330 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    10,90 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    56,20 %
  • Average cost of living

    7 750
  • Average monthly wage

    19 341
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



    104 K people



    14 K people



    9 K people



  • Caspian Sea
Sunny days Average annual rainfall
280 275 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-8°С 25°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
6 months 3 months
Natural area

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    60.34 million m3
    67.95 million m3
    90.05 million m3
  • Combustible resources

    10.147 million t
    Natural gas
    12.191 million t
  • Other resources

    Land resources The land fund of the rerublic is 7473.1 thousand hectares. Of them is argicultural land 6296.8 thousand hectares. Republic of Kalmykia has about 8% of Russian pasture land.

    Water resources The hydrographic net is more developed in the western part of republic, the eastern part is devoid of the river net. In the southeast of the territory of Kalmykia is out to Caspian Sea, in the east - is a short distance to Volga and exciting part of the Volga-Akhtuba floodplain - 43 sq km.Volga is the source of irrigation of 46 thousand hectares of the republic, in which rice is grown and a significant amount of feed for public livestock harvested.


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