|Date of foundation – 1943
Regional capital- Kurgan
Area- 71 000 square kilometers
Population – about 1.1 million people
Political subdivisions- 23 political districts, 2 cities of region subordination and 7 cities of district subordination.
Region economy mostly directs toward agriculture particularly in grains and meat and milk production. Industry takes up 30% of Gross Regional Product being the key economic sector. The leading industries are machine-building (44%) mostly military-industrial enterprises; fuel and energy branch of industry (25.3%); food sector (13.3%); medicine (9.7%). Non-governmental sector takes up over 90% of total industrial output.
UMMC enterprises in Kurgan region