Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra – is an independent entity of the federation with the population of 1,646,100 (the 4th place in the Ural Federal District), over 32,000, i.e. approximately 2% are representatives of indigenous minorities of the North: Khanty, Mansi, and Nenets, half of which maintain the traditional way of life. This is the largest region in terms of population, the area of which is classified as the Far North.
The area of Ugra is 534,800 km².
Ugra consists of 105 municipal entities. The district is divided into 9 areas, 13 urban districts, 26 urban settlements, and 57 rural settlements.
The administrative and territorial division of Ugra is based on the principles of historical distribution of the population, the location of producing companies in the areas of natural resource development, the efficiency of state regulation, local self-regulation, and the maximum use of the economic potential of the region.
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug is the leading entity of the Russian Federation in terms of industrial production, power generation, oil and gas production, and the amount of per capita investments in fixed assets.
11 bln tons of oil were produced in Ugra since the commencement of development of the oil and gas province of the Eastern Siberia.
For the next decade, the autonomous district will remain the main strategic resource base of raw hydrocarbons in Russia due to the known resources of raw hydrocarbons, production opportunities, the condition of the production infrastructure, and feasibility of development.
As of the end of the last year, Ugra was the 2nd among the entities of the Russian Federation in terms of the amount of investments in fixed assets. The goal of 25% share of investments in the gross regional product set by the Russian President was achieved. Per capita investments in the autonomous district are 5 times higher than the average Russian level.The amount of investments in fixed assets of the full cycle of enterprises at the expense of all sources of financing in Ugra in 2016 was RUR 804.1 bln, i.e. 102.6 % as compared to the level of 2015.