|Date of formation: August 14, 1944
Area: 29 thousand km2, 0.17% of the total area of Russia and the 70th position in RF
Population: 1.5 million people
The capital is the city of Vladimir with population of 336.1 thousand people.
16 municipal districts, 22 cities
Vladimir oblast is located in the central part of East-European plain. It shares borders with Moscow oblast, Ivanovo oblast, Nizhny Novgorod oblast, Ryazan oblast and Yaroslavl oblast.
The biggest cities and industrial centers are Vladimir, Kovrov, Murom, Alexandrov, Kolchugino, Vyazniky, Goos-Khrustalny. Raw material resources: peat, carbonate rock, clay and metallurgical dolomite. Key industries: machine-building and metal-working, light industry, chemical industry, textile industry, glass industry and art crafts.
UMMC’s enterprises in Vladimir Region