Republic Of Buryatia

 
Baikal Haven SEZ

Special Economic Zones: SEZ for Tourism&Recreation

Priority industries: 

  • Wellness tourism
  • Ecotourism
  • Downhill skiing
  • Excursion tourism
  • Cruising
  • Religious tourism
SEZ area: 3 283 ha
Residents: 9

 

 

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Economics

GRP:

RUB 126.8 billion

Budget:

RUB 33.8 billion

Fixed Asset Investments:

RUB 20 billion

Transportation

Rail:

The Trans-Siberian Railway crosses the Republic. The Buryat capital Ulan-Ude is a hub of the East-Siberian Railway. The total length of rail tracks in Buryatia is 2044 km.

Road:

The usable length of motor roads is ca. 10,000 km. The Republic is crossed by the Baikal-Amur Mainline and federal highways.

Air:

Lake Baikal Airport, Ulan-Ude’s international airport, is 165 km away from the Baikal Haven Zone.

Social Indicators

Total Population:

960,000

Personal Incomes (Per capita monthly income):

RUB 11,000

Climate

Buryatia has a sharply continental climate, with cold winters and hot summers. The average temperature is +18.5°C in summer and -22°C in winter. The average annual precipitation is 244 mm. An important feature of the local climate is long sunshine duration, which averages 1900 to 2200 hours and is longer than in Russia’s southern regions.

Places Of Interest

About 60% of the coastline of Baikal, the world’s deepest freshwater lake, is within Buryatia’s boundaries. Baikal is a natural reservoir of highest-quality drinking water. The lake is home to 2,500 species of fish and animals, including 250 endemics. Preserved areas cover 6% of the Republic’s territory and include national wildlife reserves, national parks, temporary reserves, natural monuments, health and recreation localities, and health resorts.