Kray in facts and numbers

Today the Krasnoyarsk Kray is a territory of large-scale projects, advanced region that defines the future of Siberia and Russia.

Siberian Federal District (SFD)

The Krasnoyarsk Kray – is a unique Siberian region located in the center of Russia along the deepest Russian river - Yenisei. Natural reserves and strong competitive industrial potential are the factors of rapid economic growth and high investment attractiveness of the region.


2 366,8 thousand
area of the Krasnoyarsk Kray

The Krasnoyarsk Kray occupies nearly one seventh of the territory of the Russian Federation. It is a part of Siberian Federal District and is the largest region of SFD.

3 000 km
extent of the Kray
from north to south

In the center of the Kray, in the south-eastern shore of Vivi Lake (Evenkia) the geographical center of Russia is located.

581 municipal
are situated in Krasnoyarsk Kray

More than 1700 settlements are located in Krasnoyarsk Kray.

Mineral resources

The Krasnoyarsk Kray has a unique natural resource potential

1 place
in resources of coal, palladium, industrial diamonds, nickel, magnesite, graphite, and lead
2 place
in proven reserves of gold
2 place
in total reserves of oil and natural gas
2 place
in forest resources
3 place
in stated reserves
and total amount of projected resources of solid minerals

Russian natural resources
in the territory of Krasnoyarsk Kray

in percents
158,7 million hectares
the area of forest resource in the Kray

over 40% of SFD total forest area

5,6 thousand
explored deposits

almost all kinds of minerals can be found in the interior of the Kray


2,87 million people
the population
of the Krasnoyarsk Kray
1,2 people per square kilometer
population density
of the Krasnoyarsk Kray
130 nationalities
in the Krasnoyarsk Kray


The Krasnoyarsk Kray - is the reference region of Russia, one of the leaders among entities by major macroeconomic indicators and their contribution to overall indicators of country’s development.
The basis of region's economy is industry, where dominate branches of extraction and processing of raw materials, enterprises of fuel and energy complex and engineering dominate.

Ratings of the Kray, Russian Federation/SFD

9/1 gross
7/2 extraction
of natural
6/1 production
and distribution
of electricity, gas and water
9/1 investments
in equity
11/1 volume
of construction

2 316,2 bln
GRP evaluatioin 2018

The Krasnoyarsk Kray is one of ten Russian entities, which form the bulk of Russia's GDP.

654,5 thousand
GRP per capita

The indicator exceeds the national average about 30%, leadership of the region in SFD is more than 60%.

103,3% volume index
GRP to the level of 2016

Region retains a positive trend for this indicator for several years.

The Krasnoyarsk Kray GRP dynamics

bln rubles a year

The Krasnoyarsk Kray dynamics
of GRP structure

in percents

Enterprises-flagships in industries of the region

High-tech and technology intensive enterprises:

  • JSC "Information Satellite Systems n.a. academician M. F. Reshetnev"
  • JSC "Scientific-Production Enterprise "Radiocommunications"
  • JSC "Central Design Bureau"Geophysics"

Construction industry:

  • JSC "Firm "Kultbytstroy"
  • LLC "Management construction company "Siberian"
  • LLC "Monolitholding"
  • JSC "Sibagropromstroy"
  • LLC "Krasnoyarsk Cement"
  • LLC "Achinsk Cement"
  • LLC "Volna "Plant"
  • LLC "KraspanInnovatsii"
  • LLC "Rolling Plant "Alukom"

Mechanical Engineering:

  • JSC "Krasnoyarsk Machine-Building Plant"
  • LLC "Norilsknickelremont"
  • JSC "Krasnoyarsk electric railway-car repair works"
  • OJSC "Krasnoyarsk shipyard"
  • LLC "Foundry-Mechanical Plant SCAD"
  • OJSC "Krasnoyarsk refrigerator production plant "Biryusa"
  • LLC "Research and Production Center of magnetohydrodynamics"
  • CJSC "Spetstechnomash"
  • LLC "Variant - 999"


  • Polar branch of PJSC "MMC "Norilsk Nickel"
  • OJSC "Krasnoyarsk Nonferrous Metals Plant n.a. V. N. Gulidov"
  • JSC "RUSAL Krasnoyarsk Aluminum Plant"
  • LLC "Krasnoyarsk Metallurgical Plant"
  • JSC "RUSAL Achinsk Alumina Refinery"
  • "Kan light metal constructions factory "Mayak"
  • LLC JSC "Siberian instrumental-repair factory"
  • LLC "East-Siberian plant of metal constructions"

Timber industry:

  • JSC "Lesosibirsk LDK №1"
  • CJSC "Novoyeniseysk wood-chemical complex"
  • "Maltat" Group of companies
  • LLC "Angara wood processing complex"
  • JSC "Kraslesinvest"
  • LLC "Krasnoyarsk wood-chemical company"

Extractive industry:

  • JSC "Vankorneft"
  • PJSC "Siberian Oil and Gas Company"
  • JSC "Polyus"
  • JSC "Siberian Coal Energy Company"
  • LLC "Novoangarsky Processing Plant"
  • JSC "Gorevsky GOK"
  • LLC "Soviet ore mine"
  • CJSC "Vasilevsky ore mine"

Nuclear industry:

  • Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Mining and Chemical Combine"
  • JSC "PO "Electrochemical Plant"


  • PJSC "Krasnoyarsk HPP"
  • PJSC "Boguchanskaya HPP"
  • PJSC "FGC UES" branch - MES Siberia
  • LLC "Siberian Generating Company"
  • Branch of PJSC "IDGC of Siberia" - "Krasnoyarskenergo"
  • JSC "Norilsk-Taimyr Energy Company"
  • Branch of PJSC "OGK-2" - Krasnoyarsk GRES-2
  • Branch of PJSC "Yunipro" - Berezovskaya GRES


The Krasnoyarsk Kray – is one of the leaders in terms of investment activity in Siberia and Russia.
146,4 thousand rubles
per 1 resident
the volume of investment
in fixed asses in 2018

On this indicator Krasnoyarsk Krai over the last ten years advances average values across Russia and the SFD

420.9 bln
invested into the economy
of the Krasnoyarsk Kray
in 2018

From 2008 investments into economy of edge have grown more than by 2 times

2.4% region's
in the all-Russian volume
investments in fixed assets

The volume of investment of Krasnoyarsk Krai forms about 27% of total amount of investments of the SFD

of investments
in fixed assets

billion rubles

in fixed assets by types of economic activity, 2018

billion rubles

of investments in fixed assetsby ownership, 2018

billion rubles

Investments in fixed capital per capita

(in actual prices), rubles


1. The Krasnoyarsk Kray occupies almost one seventh of the Russian Federation territory. It is a part of Siberian Federal District (SFD) and is the largest region of SFD.

For comparison: the Krasnoyarsk Kray is equal to half of the European part of Russia or to all CIS countries (except for Kazakhstan) together by its area. Abroad, southern latitudes of the region correspond to latitudes of Poland, the UK and central regions of Canada. The area of the Kray territory actually 10 times exceeds the area of the UK and 4 times the area of France.










2. Yenisei River – the deepest river in Russia flows on the Krasnoyarsk Kray territory. The average annual amount of flow is more than 600 km. Yenisei basin area takes the 2-nd place in the country and the 7-th place in the world.

Yenisei River draws the line between Western and Eastern Siberia. Its left bank is ended with the West Siberian Plain, mountain taiga prevails on the right bank.

From Sayans to the Arctic Ocean Yenisei River flows through all climatic zones of Siberia. Сamels live in it supper reaches, polar bears live in the lower reaches.







3. In the center of the Kray, on the south-eastern shore of Vivi Lake (Evenkia) the geographical center of Russia is situated.

The location of the Center of Russia was approved by the Federal Service for Geodesy and Cartography of Russia. On August 21, 1992 a monument – seven meter stele with double-headed eagle on top was erected at the location of the Center of Russia.









4. The Krasnoyarsk Kray was formed in 1934 by the Decree of the Presidium of All-Russian Central Executive Committee as a result of downsizing of West Siberian and East Siberian regions.

The distance from Krasnoyarsk to Moscow makes up3955 km, to Vladivostok – 4870 km. The Krasnoyarsk Kray is located in the central part of Siberia and borders on Yakutia and Irkutsk region in the east, Tuva and Khakassia – in the south, Kemerovo and Tomsk regions, Khanty-Mansi and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District – in the west.

From the north the Krasnoyarsk Kray borders on two seas Kara Sea and Laptev Sea. Solid ice cover holds in the seas during 9 months of the year. Despite this, the Northern Sea Route is used for guiding convoys of vessels almost all the year round thanks to the icebreaking fleet.


5. Krasnoyarsk is the administrative center of the Krasnoyarsk Kray, one of the largest cities of Russia with a developed infrastructure and urban economy, that has significant possibilities for the development of human and economic potential, the core of Krasnoyarsk agglomeration.

In recent years, Krasnoyarsk concentrating human, financial and natural resources of the region, holds high positions among the cities of Siberian Federal District.

Rapid development of Krasnoyarsk is confirmed by the official awarding of the status ofmillion-plus cityin 2012.

The potential of the city is the basis of region's economy and serves a guarantor of employment of 34% of the population of the Krasnoyarsk Kray. Krasnoyarsk generates 65% of housing supply, 59% of retail trade, and 20% of investments into the fixed assets of the whole Kray.

Krasnoyarsk City is a large transport and logistics center located at the intersection of Trans-Siberian Railway and historical trade routes along the Yenisei River to the North.