About region

Moscow region is one of the most industrial regions of Central Russia with its high scientific and educational potential, developed agricultural production.

 

Area: 45 900 km2

Population: more than 7 million people

District: Central

 

Bordered by Tula, Kaluga, Smolensk, Tver, Yaroslavl, Vladimir and Ryazan regions.

 In terms of industrial production, the Moscow region ranks second among the regions of Russia (after Moscow). Engineering and metal-working, light, food, chemical, petrochemical, wood-working industry, power engineering and building materials industry are widely represented in the region.

 Moscow region has a very extensive transport network, including roads, railways, waterways along major rivers, lakes and reservoirs. The structure of the land lines is a series of highways diverging from Moscow in all directions and connected by rings. Through the region pass two ring roads and the Greater Ring of the Moscow railway.

 On the basis of the two rings is the construction of the Central ring road (first (South West) section of the Central ring. Other major construction projects are high-speed highway Moscow — Saint Petersburg and the Northern road bypass of the city Odintsovo.