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Zabaikalsky Territory

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  • NationRussian Federation
  • Government NameZabaikalsky Territory
  • GovernorNatalia Zhdanova

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Coat of arms

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History

  • September 26, 1937: Vostochno-Sibirsky Kray was divided into Irkutskaya and Chitinskaya Oblasts.
  • March 1, 2008: The present day Zabaikalsky Krai was formed by uniting Chitinskaya Oblast and Aginsky Buryatsky Autonomous Okrug.

Topographic Feature and Characteristics

  • Zabaikalsky is located in the middle Taiga and steppe zones. More than 50% of its territory are covered with mountain Taiga forests (Dahurian larch, pine, cedar, and birch): grass and mixed herb steppe cover southern areas and valley floors. The largest in Russia deposit of copper - Udokanskoye - is located in the territory of Zabaikalsky with the resources of 20 million tons. Zabaikalsky is the main developing resource based on nuclear industry of Russia

Basic Information

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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 431,892㎢
  • Location : It borders the Republic of Buryatia and Irkutsk Region to the south and northwest, Republic of Sakha(Yakutia) and Amur Region to the northeast and east, and Mongolia and China on 5,000㎞ to the south and southeast.
  • Climate : Zabaikalsky has a severe continental climate, with cold, dry, sunny winters with average January temperatures from -26 to -33°C. Summers are very warm, with average July temperatures from +17 to +21°C. Annual precipitation is 120~200㎜, most of it falling in summer.
Population
  • Population : 1,099,396(2012)
  • Population density : 2.56/㎢(2012)
Tourist Attractions
  • Zabaikalsky National Park, Tsugolsky Monastery

Economic Status

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Economy(2010)
  • GRDP: 162.1 bn RUB (approx. 5.4 bn USD) (2010)
  • Per capita GRDP: 126,000 RUB (approx. 4,200 USD) (2010)
Industry
  • Industrial structure: Mining is the main industry of Zabaikalsky Region: gold, molybdenum, tin, lead, zinc, and coal. Ferrous metallurgy is developed as well as machine-building - tools, compressors and refrigerators; forest and wood-processing industries; light and food industries.
Product
  • Mineral resources : copper, molybdenum, gold, tin, tantalum and metallic ores
  • Agriculture : Grain, potato, vegetable, oriental melon, milk, meat, egg, honey, wool, fur. Cattle- and sheep-breeding accounts for 70% of the territory’s agricultural production.

Others

  • Contact:Ministry of International Cooperation, Economic Relations, and Tourism
  • Address:Russia, 672002, Chita city, Amurskaya str., 68
  • Tel.:7-3022-31-00-11
  • Fax.:7-3022-31-01-00
  • Official Website : www.e-zab.ru