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Yaroslavl Region (Oblast) is located in the central economic region of Russia, surrounded by the Tverskaya, Moskovskaya, Ivanovskaya, Vladimirskaya, Kostromskaya and Vologodskaya Oblasts. This geographic location affords the oblast the advantages of a close proximity to Moscow and St.-Petersburg[?]. Additionally, the center of the oblast - the city of Yaroslavl - is an intersection of major highways, railroads and waterways.

  • Oblast territory 36,400 sq. km
  • Population (as of 1/1/97) 1,442,900
  • Governor Anatoly Ivanovich Lisitsyn
  • Center of the oblast Yaroslavl
  • Distance from the Yaroslavl to Moscow 282 km
  • Number of cities under the oblast's jurisdiction 6
  • Number of cities under the districts jurisdiction 5
  • Number of districts 17
  • Urban population over 80%
  • Number of historical and architectural monuments over 5,000
  • Amount of tourists (1997) 272,500

Economic characteristics

  • Total volume of output for 12 months of the year 1997, mlrd. rbl.1) 15933,1
  • Total balance profit of enterprises for 12 months of the year 1997, mlrd. rbl.2) 1227,4
  • Total tax collection for 12 month of the year 1997, mlrd. rbl. 4781,8 including those, accruing to the Federal budget, mlrd. rbl 1999,3
  • Unemployment level, % of the number of all working people 2,4

1) large and medium-sized enterprises.
2) including industry, agriculture, construction, transport.

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