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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
  • Centre administratif


  • District fédéral

    District fédéral du Nord-Ouest

  • Distance jusqu'à Moscou

    696 km

    Moscou—Saint-Pétersbourg — 1 heure 10 minutes

  • Fuseau horaire


  • Population

    5192.00 un million de personnes

    13.80% de la population maîtrise l'anglais

  • Superficie de la région

    1,4 mille km2


Indicateurs économiques

  • Produit régional brut

    2 496 549,10 milliards
    ₽ 491 449,50 milliards mille par habitant
  • Volume d’investissements directs étrangers

    $ 7 912,10 millions
    $ 1 523,90 par habitant
  • Investissements dans le capital fixe

    502,62 mille roubles
    ₽ 97 372 mille par habitant
  • Niveau de chômage enregistré

    1,40 %
  • Importance relative des entreprises rentables

    70,20 %
  • Average cost of living

    8 479
  • Rémunération mensuelle moyenne

    40 697
Produit régional brut
milliards mille par habitant
Volume d’investissements directs étrangers
Investissements dans le capital fixe
Fixed investment per capita
Niveau de chômage enregistré
Rémunération mensuelle moyenne
Importance relative des entreprises rentables

Situation géographique et climat

Villes principales


    Saint Petersburg

    5131 mille personnes


L'accès à la mer

  • Mer Baltique

Etats frontaliers

  • Finlande
Jours de soleil par an Niveau moyen de précipitations par an
72 625 mm
Température journalière de janvier Température journalière de juillet
-4,6°С 22,1°С
Période de plantation, de végétation et de récolte Durée d'enneigement
5 de mois 3 de mois
Zone naturelle
Forêts mixtes

Ressources naturelles

  • Ressources minérales

  • Autres ressources

    Ressources en eau


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