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Dear friends!

Republic of Mari El today is one of the dynamically developing regions of the Privolzhsky Federal District and Russia.

Our republic is famous for abundance of natural resources, well-developed industry and agricultural sector, skillful personnel. All these factors provide a good foundation for attracting investments and development of business cooperation.

A legal framework has been designed in the Republic that is necessary to solve any problems regarding business, making the region attractive to the Russian and foreign investors.

I am pleased to say that in terms of growth of industry and agriculture, Republic of Mari El is considered as one of the leaders in the Privolzhsky Federal District for more than ten years, annually demonstrating a stable pace of the economic development.

We understand that nowadays it is important to stimulate the creation of innovation infrastructure – technology parks, business incubator zones, technology transfer centres, to develop human resources potential, to restore professional training and improve education that corresponds to the requests of the real sector of economy. Our Government is actively dealing with these issues.

We are open for investment, waiting for energetic business people capable to say something new in business and we are ready in every possible way to support them!

Head of the Republic of Mari El
Leonid Markelov
  • Centro administrativo


  • Distrito federal

    Distrito federal Privolzhskiy

  • Distancia hasta Moscú

    643 km

    Moscú—Iyoshkar-Ola — 1 hora 20 minutos

  • Zona horaria


  • Población

    687.00 millones de personas

    3.00% de la población domina el idioma inglés

  • Superficie de la región

    23,4 mil km2


Índices económicos

  • Producto regional bruto

    124 400,20 billones
    ₽ 180 416,20 miles por habitante
  • Inversiones directas extranjeras

    $ 5,90 millones
    $ 8,60 por habitante
  • Inversiones en activos fijos

    48,35 millones
    ₽ 70 275 por habitante
  • Nivel de desempleo

    4,80 %
  • Proporción de empresas rentables

    75,10 %
  • Average cost of living

    7 201
  • Salario promedio mensual

    20 473
Producto regional bruto
GRP per capita
Inversiones directas extranjeras
Inversiones en activos fijos
Fixed investment per capita
Nivel de desempleo
Salario promedio mensual
Proporción de empresas rentables

Situación geográfica y clima

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Días de sol al año Precipitación promedio anual
260 554 mm
Temperatura promedio de enero Temperatura promedio de julio
-9,9°С 24,5°С
Período de plantación, crecimiento y recolección de la consecha Período
del manto
de nieve
6 meses 5 meses
Zona natural
Bosques mixtos

Recursos naturales

  • Recursos minerales

    95,4 million m3
    165 million m3
    37 million m3
  • Combustibles fósiles

    115 million tonnes
  • Otros recursos

    Recursos de bosques Area of ​​forest land is 1277 thousand hectares.

    Recursos acuáticos 469 rivers and streams, 689 lakes, Cheboksary and Kuibyshev water reservoirs (60 and 7.8 thousand hectares, respectively).


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