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Annual average rate of 2007:
1 USD ($ USD)   = 29.39 rub.
1 EUR (€)           = 41,42 rub.

Currencies exchange rates (as of 11.06.2010): 
1 USD ($ USD)  = 31.5742 rub.
1 EUR (€)          = 38.0217 rub.

15.01.2010  
Inflation
                      0.7% . 0%
Gold and currency reserves        441.4 bln. USD
Oil Brent (ICE)         71.62
                          USD/ barrel
GDP               II 2009 9 326,4 bln. Rub.
Exports            24,5 1,8 bln. USD
Imports           15.5 . 1.6 bln. USD
Fixed asset
investments
   01.07.09. 621,7 . -49.4 bln. Rub.
Consumer price index
(as of 01.8 / 31.08.2009)
  100 . 0% - for food
commodities
              99.1 . - 1.5%
- for non-food
products
                   100.6 . - 0.2%
- for paid services rendered to the population         100.4 . - 0.4%
Forecast rates on                         
1 USD ($ USD) = rub.
1 EUR (€)          = rub.
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Vladimir Region

Area, km2:
29 000
Time zone:
GMT+3
Federal District:
Central Federal District of Russia
Administrative center (city):
Vladimir
Population (inhabitants):
1454524 1 454,52
Largest cities of the region (inhabitants):
Vladimir - 340,500
Kovrov - 152,800
Murom - 122,100
Share of urban population (%):
77,7
Income per capita (USD):
249,5
Income per capita 2007/2006 (%):
130,1
Gross regional product, 2005 (million rubles):
111 904.4
Gross regional product per capita, 2005 (rubles):
76 328.1
Fixed capital investment, 2006 (million rubles) :
20292
Foreign direct investment, 2006 (thousands USD):
149833
Vladimir Region is situated in the central part of the East European Plain.
Over a half of its territory is covered by forest and shrub vegetation. Farm lands account for less than 35% of the territory. Main rivers are the rivers of the Volga basin: Oka and Klyazma.
Vladimir was once the religious and secular capital of North-East Russia. Now it is a significant tourist center and a part of the Golden Ring of ancient Russian cities, the world-famous tourist route. The number of historical landmarks accumulated on the territory of Vladimir Region is comparable to that of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Ten unique historical monuments located in the region have been entered in the UNESCO World Heritage List, including the Assumption Cathedral and St. Demetrius Cathedral, the Golden Gate, the Church of the Intercession on the Nerl, the Nativity Cathedral in Suzdal, etc.
Main contribution to GRP is provided by industry (36.1% ); trade (9.5%); agriculture (9.1%); transportation (9.3%).
Industry is the leading sector of the economy in Vladimir Region, accounting for 77% of total profits. In the shipping volume of industrial products, the largest share belongs to food products, including drinks, electrical equipment, electronic and optical devices, machinery and equipment.
The main traffic flow follows three of the four lines of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. The Grand Moscow Railroad Ring also passes by the region. Pipeline transportation comes second in terms of traffic volume: 4 crude oil pipeline branches and 2 gas pipeline branches. 5 federal highways pass by the regions territory. Cargo and passenger shipping is well developed on the rivers Klyazma and Oka (with ports in Vyazniki and Murom).
  Contact information
Region's website
Governor
Nikolay Vladimirovich Vinogradov
Tel./Fax:
+7 (4922) 33-15-52; +7 (4922) 33-18-48; +7 (4922) 35-34-45; +7 (4922) 23-68-25
E-mail
post@avo.ru, dvs@avo.ru

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