About ChuvashiaThe Chuvash Republic is a region of Russia with great innovative potential and serious competitive advantages.
Social and economic development
The Chuvash Republic is located in the eastern part of East European Plain, mainly on the right bank of the Volga river, between the tributaries of the Sura and the Sviyaga.
The republic is a constituent part of the Volga Federal District of the Russian Federation. It borders on 5 regions of the Russian Federation: the Nizhniy Novgorod Region in the west, the Mary-El Republic in the north, the Republic of Tatarstan in the east, the Ulyanovsk Region in the south and the Republic of Mordovia in the south-west.
Capital of the Republic - Cheboksary.
18,3THOUSAND SQ. KM TERRITORY
1231,1THOUSAND RESIDENTS POPULATION
291URBAN AND RURAL SETTLEMENTS
Gross regional product structure by types of economic activity estimated in 2017.
The leading position in the economy of the Chuvash Republic is taken by the industrial complex including three types of economic activity: mining operations, manufacturing activities and generation and management of energy, gas and water.
The industrial products are manufactures by 3,3 thousand of republican enterprises.
199,3 bln. rubles
The amount by which the own produced goods are shipped and works, and services are performed by the processing enterprises using their own resources in 2017.
The industrial production index 104,4%
Structure of manufacturing industries in the Chuvash Republic, 2017
The agricultural complex is one of the largest and significant sectors of the economy of the republic.
45,2 bln. rubles
Output of agricultural products in the farms of all categories in 2017
The volume index of agriculture industrial production 101%
The main areas of the agriculture are grain production, potato farming,vegetable growing,hop cultivation, meat-and-dairy cattle farming, pig breeding and poultry raising.
The Chuvash Republic dominates in the Volga Federal District in terms of production of milk, potatoes and meat.
1st placeIN THE OVERALL PRODUCTION OF MILK PER 100 HA in VFD
2d placeIN THE OVERALL PRODUCTION OF POTATOES IN VFD
3d placeIN THE OVERALL PRODUCTION OF MEAT IN VFD
Foreign economic activity
the foreign trade turnover of the Chuvash Republic in 2017
> 90 trading partners around the world
The largest exporters and importers
In the Chuvash Republic, culture is one of the factors of social stability. A system of festival movement, which involves professional art and amateur folk art, has been formed in the republic. Annually, more than 20 interregional, nationwide and world-class projects are executed. These projects include International Opera Festival named after M.D. Mikhailov, International Ballet Festival, Cheboksary International Film Festival, All-Russian National Folk Festival «Springs of Russia» («Rodniki Rossii»).
The Chuvash Republic has:
- 6 professional theaters
- 3 concert organizations
- 508 public libraries
- 716 cultural-leisure institutions
- 17 museums, 6 parks of culture and rest
- Republican Center for Folk Art «Tractor Manufacturers Palace of Culture»
- State Center for Cultural Heritage Protection
- Tourist and Cultural Information Center
The territory of the Chuvash Republic is rich in historical and cultural heritage sites, 702 objects are given the status of historical and cultural monuments, of which:
565MONUMENTS OF ARCITECTURE AND TOWN PLANNING
13PUBLIC ART MONUMENTS
207MONUMENTS OF ARCHEOLOGY
There are 15 educational institutions of higher learning in the Chuvash Republic, 11 institutions are state and 4 – are non-state. The biggest institutes of higher education: the Chuvash State University named after I.N. Ulyanov, the Chuvash State Pedagogical University named after I.Y. Yakovlev, the Chuvash State Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Cheboksary Cooperative Institute (branch) of Russian University of Cooperation, Cheboksary Institute (branch) of Moscow Polytechnic University
- 27 professional educational institutions;
- 105 institutions for supplementary education of children;
- 444 general educational institutions;
- state educational institutions, implementing adaptive principal educational programs;
- centers for orphaned children and children without parental support;
- 348 preschool educational establishments, carrying out learning activities using education programs for preschool education, as well as child minding and care.