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Lipetsk region

Coat of arms of the Lipetsk region

Липецкая область – это одна из древнейших областей, которая берет начало своей истории со времен позднего палеолита. Сейчас это весьма современный район, который обладает производственным и научно-техническим потенциалом. Липецкая область входит в десятку самых динамично развивающихся и привлекательных для инвестиций областей России.

Geographical location

The Lipetsk region is located in the heart of the Eastern European part of Russia. It is located in the basin of the upper reaches of the Don River, which explains the abundance of rivers in this area. In total there are more than 125 rivers and 200 springs. The largest rivers are the Don and Voronezh, which have two tributaries (Pine, Beautiful Sword and Stanovoi Ryas). Borders with 6 areas: Tambov, Voronezh, Kursk, Ryazan, Orel and Tula. The total area of ​​the region is 24047 km2.

Administrative device

The regional center is the city of Lipetsk, in which all representative bodies of state power are located. Lipetsk region is divided into 18 municipal districts, each of which includes itself according to 10-15 village councils. The largest cities, not counting the Lipetsk itself, are Yelets, Gryazi and Lebedyan. They are the main industrial and construction complexes.

Стоит отметить, что областные центры Липецк и Елец – это современные города, в которых очень благоприятные условия для комфортной жизни.


The demographic feature of the Lipetsk region is that the main population growth is not formed at the expense of the indigenous people, but on the contrary - immigrants who come here from the 2000-s. The total number of people in the region is approximately 1 156 100 (Rosstat data for the current year). Of these, more than 95% are Russians, 1% of Ukrainians, 0.7% of Armenians and 2% are other nationalities.

Climatic features

The Lipetsk region is located in a temperate climatic zone, which means that there is moderately cold winter and warm summer. However, over the last 5 years, some changes have taken place, and the climate has become sharply continental. So, for example, last summer the temperature reached record values, rising to + 35° C, and dropped to -30 ° C in winter.

Natural resources

The main value of the region is the soil rich in chernozem. Thanks to this, the agricultural industry is very developed here. Mostly, they grow grains, potatoes and sugar beets (from which sugar is then extracted). Fruit gardens occupy more than 20% of the territory, the region is one of the leaders in the cultivation of apples and pears.

Economic indicators

Основной экономической мощью обладает здесь промышленное производство. Этот регион считается одним из самых крупных производителей различной продукции: так, например, здесь производится почти половина всех бытовых холодильников от общего российского производства. Помимо этого в области развита черная металлургия: производится сталь и другие виды стройматериалов. Благодаря работе более 200 промышленных предприятий, имеющих многоотраслевые формы, Липецкая область занимает лидирующие места по многим показателям – количество производимого сахара достигает до 10% от общего российского объема, а плодоовощных консервных изделий – до 30%.

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