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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.

                      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
   01.07.09. 621,7 . -49.4 bln. Rub.
Consumer price index
(as of 01.8 / 31.08.2009)
  100 . 0% - for food
              99.1 . - 1.5%
- for non-food
                   100.6 . - 0.2%
- for paid services rendered to the population         100.4 . - 0.4%
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Tyumen Region

Area, km2:
1 464 200
Time zone:
Federal District:
Urals Federal District of Russia
Administrative center (city):
Population (inhabitants):
3 359,25
Largest cities of the region (inhabitants):
Tyumen 600,000
Tobolsk - 113,800
Ishim - 58,800
Share of urban population (%):
Income per capita (USD):
Income per capita 2007/2006 (%):
Gross regional product, 2005 (million rubles):
2 608 786.4
Gross regional product per capita, 2005 (rubles):
782 429.0
Fixed capital investment, 2006 (million rubles) :
Foreign direct investment, 2006 (thousands USD):
Tyumen Region is situated in the South of the West Siberian Plain. The region divides the territory of the Russian Federation into two parts, with the Urals and European Russia to the west, and Siberia and the Far East to the east. The region has extreme climatic and natural conditions: 90% of its territory belongs to areas of the Extreme North or equivalent districts. The region has abundant freshwater resources (the Ob and Irtysh rivers and lakes) and is rich in mineral waters. Most of the regions territory is covered with forest.  
Most of Russias oil and gas resources are concentrated in Tyumen Region. It also has peat fields, and 400 deposits of raw stock for building materials manufacture have been identified and developed. Ore mineral resources and precious stones are also found here.
20 higher education institutions provide professional training to over 170,000 students.  
Tyumen Region ranks first in Russia in industrial output volume. Fuel industry is the foundation of the regions economy, accounting for 86.4% of its industrial output. Electrical power generation is well developed (Surgut GRES-1, Surgut GRES-2 and Nizhenevartovsk GRES are the largest electricity producers in Russia). Other industry sectors include machine building, chemical industry, petrochemistry, and wood chemical industry. Agricultural industry is focused on milk, eggs, and vegetable production. Traditional occupations of indigenous minorities of the North, such as reindeer breeding and fishing, are also preserved.
The industrial production index in 2006 in physical terms amounted on average to 111.8%. For the mining industry this index was 102.4%, for processing industries 112.8%, for power, gas and water production and distribution 112.4%, and for agricultural production 104.4%.
The region has an extensive transportation infrastructure. 4 federal highways and Trans-Siberian Railroad pass by its territory. Most industrial centers located along the Ob and Irtysh rivers have large river ports. The city of Tyumen is served by Roschino International Airport. An extensive pipeline transportation network includes 6 oil pipelines and 7 gas pipelines.
  Contact information
Region's website
Vladimir Yakushev

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