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Saint Petersburg is one of the most actively developing regions in Russia. It has an enormous investment potential. The main advantages of Saint Petersburg are its profitable geopolitical position, its developed and diversified economy, and its efficient transportation network. Furthermore, the professional personnel and intellectual resources of the city attract foreign investors. These are valuable resources for making the innovations and industry development.

Located on the shore of the Baltic Sea, Saint Petersburg is contiguous with countries of the European Union. Among European cities Saint Petersburg occupies the third position in terms of the population (5 million people) and comes right after Moscow and London. 

Saint Petersburg is one of the most important economic centres of the Russian Federation. Various international companies operate in Saint‑Petersburg such as Coca‑Cola, PepsiCo, Wrigley, Kraft Jacobs, Gillette, Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH, Knauf, Lucent Technologies, Sungwoo Hitech, Foxconn, Alcan Packaging, OTIS, British American Tobacco, Toyota, General Motors, Nissan, Hyundai, Scania and many others.

Moreover, a number of widely‑known industrial brands from Saint Petersburg operate on the international markets. Among those are Kirovsky Zavod; The Izhorskie Plants; the Joint Stock Company “Power Machines”; as well as enterprises for military and civil shipbuilding: The Northern Shipyard, the Baltic Plant, and the Admiralty Shipyards.

Such Russian both state and private companies as the navigation company “Sovkomflot”, oil company “Gazprom Neft”, the largest petrochemical holding in Russia “Sibur Holding”, the mining company “Polymetall”, the power‑machine building company “Power Machines”, and the most important Russian brewery company “Baltica”, together with many others, have their headquarters in Saint Petersburg.

Furthermore, Saint Petersburg is one of the most important transport centers and is located on the intersection of the transport routes connecting Scandinavia and Europe as well as central regions of Russia and the countries of the Baltics. One of the largest ports of the Russian Federation, the seaport of Saint Petersburg, processes 65% of the entire exports of the country. Saint Petersburg “Pulkovo Airport” makes it possible to get to European countries in less than 2.5 hours.

Saint Petersburg has been included in the list of the world heritage sites of UNESCO, and is an important European center of tourism. Each year more than 5 million tourists visit Saint Petersburg.

Governor of Saint Petersburg
Georgiy Poltavchenko
  • Centro administrativo

    San Petersburgo

  • Distrito federal

    Distrito federal Severo-Zapadniy

  • Distancia hasta Moscú

    696 km

    Moscú—San Petersburgo — 1 hora 10 minutos

  • Zona horaria


  • Población

    5192.00 millones de personas

    13.80% de la población domina el idioma inglés

  • Superficie de la región

    1,4 mil km2


Índices económicos

  • Producto regional bruto

    2 496 549,10 billones
    ₽ 491 449,50 miles por habitante
  • Inversiones directas extranjeras

    $ 7 912,10 millones
    $ 1 523,90 por habitante
  • Inversiones en activos fijos

    502,62 millones
    ₽ 97 372 por habitante
  • Nivel de desempleo

    1,40 %
  • Proporción de empresas rentables

    70,20 %
  • Average cost of living

    8 479
  • Salario promedio mensual

    40 697
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

Ciudades mas importantes


    Saint Petersburg

    5131 mil personas


el acceso a los mares

  • Mar Báltico

Estados fronterizos

  • Finlandia
Días de sol al año Precipitación promedio anual
72 625 mm
Temperatura promedio de enero Temperatura promedio de julio
-4,6°С 22,1°С
Período de plantación, crecimiento y recolección de la consecha Período
del manto
de nieve
5 meses 3 meses
Zona natural
Bosques mixtos

Recursos naturales

  • Recursos minerales

  • Otros recursos

    Recursos acuáticos


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