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Kirishsky municipal district is located in the southern part of Leningrad region in the basin of the Volkhov River and its tributary Pchevzha. It is bordered by Tosnensky, Kirovsky, Volkhovsky and Tikhvinsky municipal districts and by Novgorod region in the south. Kirishsky municipal district includes territories of six municipal units: Kirishskoye and Budogoschskoye urban settlements, Glazhevskoye, Kusinskoye, Pchevzhinskoye and Pchevskoye rural settlements.
Distance to Saint Petersburg:116 km
Area: 3,045.3 km2
Population: 62,456 people (urban population – 87.7%, rural population – 12.3%)
Infrastructure: there are car and railway transport connections with Saint Petersburg, Volkhov, Malaya Vishera, Veliky Novgorod. The town of Kirishi is situated 44 km away from Moscow – Saint Petersburg highway (M-10 E-105 Russia).
There is a cargo berth of Kirishinefteorgsintez Production Association LLC in the right bank of the Volkhov River. There is no constant connection via the navigable Volkhov River in the territory of Kirishsky municipal district.
Economy:Kirishisky municipal district occupies an important place in the economic potential of Leningrad region. The share of the turnover of all organizations in the total volume of Leningrad region is 9.2%, the share of the district in manufacturing industries is 10.4%.
Kirishsky district is one of the most promising, dynamically developing industrial centres of Leningrad region. Powerful fuel and energy complex, the largest in the Northwest Russia, is located in the territory of the district. Industry is the leading branch of the economy.
In 2017 the turnover of large and medium-sized organizations of Kirishsky district of Leningrad region amounted to 119.6 billion rubles (98.2% to the level of 2016). The turnover in the first half of 2018 2018 came to 64.02 billion rubles (109.4% to the level of the same period in 2017).
The total volume of produced goods, performed works and services in large and medium-sized organizations came to 100.3 billion rubles in 2017 (99.4% in comparison with 2016). The total volume of produced goods, performed works and services includes manufacturing industries (72.3%), production and distribution of electricity, gas and water (15.9%), construction (8.4%).