Barnaul is one of the most important economic centers of Western Siberia, which continues its dynamic development.

The capital of the Altai Territory is the center of the Barnaul agglomeration and unites a large industrial potential.

Dear investors, entrepreneurs, and business representatives!

Today, more and more opportunities are being created in our city for favorable conditions in business development.

Systematic work with investors is carried out, support is provided in the implementation of investment projects at any stage.The Barnaul City Administration is aimed at an open and constructive dialogue and further effective interaction with investors. We are ready to jointly develop high-tech, innovative technologies, implement investment projects in industry, tourism, healthcare, sports and other sectors of the economy.

We invite you to learn more about the areas of cooperation, to get acquainted with our investment proposals.

We look forward to productive and collaborative!

Investment Commissioner of the Barnaul City Administration

S.V. Ryabchun

Barnaul is an amazingly sunny city. 230 days a year it is sunny, which is more than in Sochi and about the same yearly time period as in Crimea.

Continental climate of Barnaul is conditioned by specific geographic position in the South West of Siberia and the influence of Altai mountains.
Territorial “openness” from the part of the Arctic Ocean and semi-desert regions of Central Asia creates the possibility of different air masses entering Altai krai, which contributes to considerable contrast of weather conditions.

Barnaul ranks 21st in the rating of 100 largest cities in Russia by population as of 01/01/2024.

Barnaul population in 2024 totaled 687,6 thousand people, which was 32,3% of the Altai Territory population. The proportion of the working-age population is 58%, of which 13% are employed in industry.

In the capital of Altai Krai high-profile specialists graduate every year

Leading universities of the city are the largest centers of international educational and scientific cooperation with universities in Europe and Asia. Active development of economic, cultural and educational connections with countries of Central Asia are determined by the transboundary position of the Altai Territory.

The city is a scientific center - it employs about 30 research-and-design and survey institutes. One of the most famous in the country is Scientific Research Institute of Horticulture of Siberia named after M.A. Lisavenko. It has its own arboretum. About 2 thousand inhabitants of the city have a scientific degree.

Barnaul is among progressive cities of Siberian Federal District with quality medical service.

Within the state program "Health Development in Altai Krai until 2020", health care development, improving the provision of medical care, and monitoring the quality and safety of medical activities in 11 main directions are being implemented. An integral part of the modern healthcare system of the city is the Medical Cluster of the Altai Territory.

Cultural capital of the south of Siberia

A significant cultural wealth of the city is provided by more than 100 objects of cultural heritage of federal and regional significance, UNESCO World Heritage sites, theaters, museums, cinemas, recreational facilities and entertainment.

Within the framework of the project in assessment of life quality in Russian cities, conducted by the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Barnaul has been ranked 13th among large and medium-sized cities in terms of the level of cultural and educational environment.

Barnaul is a unique city in all respects

Residents and guests of Barnaul note a high level of gardening, as well as a significant pace of development.

In the history and modern life of Barnaul there are many interesting facts.

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