Vladivostok (Russian Federation)

Vladivostoki s the administrative capital of Primorsky Region and Russia’s largest sea port. It lies in 9288 kilometers from the capital of Russia – Moscow.

Vladivostok is the cosmopolitan city open to the world. It is an entwined ball of strong links – geopolitical, economic, transport and cultural. As a multinational and dynamically developing city, Vladivostok has always been tolerant to alien traditions and convictions. From time to time, it plays a host to major international events such as the APEC Forum 2012.

Population

  • 622,693 persons (2012)

Number of Households

  • 585,300 households (2005)

Land Area

  • 56,154 ha (2012)

Population Density

  • 1,114.2 persons/k㎡ (January 2002)

Number of Employees per Industry

    • Material production sphere 47.7%
    • Non-material production sphere 53.3%
    • (2001)

Annual Income per Capita

  • 1,300US$ (Fiscal year 2001)

Top 5 Industries (in terms of number of jobs)

    • (1)Food Industry
    • (2)Machinery (shipbuildingand repair)
    • (3)Forestry
    • (4) Transportation and logistics
    • (5) Communications
    • (2011)

Major Industries and Products

    Fish industry (preserves, ready-to-serve food, semi-prepared food); Mechanical engineering (ship repair, shipbuilding), Wholesale, retail, finance.

Top 3 Export Industries (in terms of value of exports)

    • Export: Fish and seafood, Metal, Wood
    • Import: Food products, medications, clothing
    • (2011)

Major Projects

    • construction of the new roads and highways;
    • construction of 2 cable-stayed bridges;
    • new plant for solid waste processing;
    • wastewater treatment plant construction and improvement of city sewage system

Number of City Employees

  • 444,100 persons (2005)

Sister Cities (Countries), etc.

    • (1) Sister Cities Abroad:
    • Dalian (China), Busan, Incheon (Republic of Korea), Juneau, San Diego, Tacoma (USA), Akita (Japan), Niigata (Japan), Hakodate (Japan), Kota Kinabalu (Malaysian Borneo), Wonsan (DPRK), Manta (Ecuador), Yanbian Autonomous Korean Prefecture (China)
    • (2) Sister Cities in Russia:
    • Vladikavkaz (Republic of North Ossetia-Alania)
    • (3) Friendship and Cooperation Agreements:
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Shanghai (China), Yantai (China), Changchun (China), Donghae (Republic of Korea), Sakaiminato (Japan), Tottori (Japan)

Relevant Projects of APCS

    The 9th Asian-Pacific City Summit (2010)

Others

    • [Annual Airport Passengers]
    •    1.46 million (2011)
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