Social and Economic Situation in municipal formation
The Municipal Formation Armavir City is a city with diversified economy and a social sphere, one of the significant administrative and cultural centers in the Krasnodar Region.
The city area is 279.2 square kilometers; it is located in the south-eastern part of the Krasnodar Region on the both sides of the Kuban River. It shares borders with the Novokubansk and Uspenskoye Districts. It includes the city of Armavir and three rural districts (Zavetnyi, Prirechenskiy and Starostanichnyi), which unite 11 rural settlements.
The population of the city according to official data is more than 183 thousand inhabitants, but actually exceeds 209.3 thousand people.
Armavir is a major transport hub. The "Kavkaz" Federal Highway passes through the city with daily transit traffic of 15 thousand cars, as well as railway lines that connect Central Russia with the North Caucasus and the Black Sea coast.
All kinds of land transport work in the city: railway, bus and city electric (trolleybus) transport.
The industrial profile of the city is determined by large industrial enterprises, such as a historically established machine-building complex, metalworking production, food industry and construction. Armavir is one of the regional and Russian centers of railway engineering, the manufacturing of electric motors, metal-cutting machines, the production of special equipment for the oil and gas industry, electrical cable and rubber products, as well as the production of sunflowerseed oil and confectionery.
Enterprises of Armavir are the only manufacturers of freight trunk wagons, gas geysers, optical and wired cables and a number of rubber products in the Krasnodar Region.
Armavir manufactures nearly 38% of the total production of electrical equipment, 36.7% of the vehicle and equipment production, 19.4% of the sunflowerseed oil production and 14.4% of paper products in the Krasnodar Region.
Modern Armavir is a city with high economic potential, developed modern infrastructure, favorable investment environment and favorable geopolitical status. Nearly 32.7 thousand people, or almost 41% of all employed in the economy of the city, work at large and medium-sized industrial enterprises.
High economic potential and favorable investment environment allow Armavir’s enterprises manufacturing products enjoying strong demand that are recognized both in the Russian market and in the CIS countries as a whole. They are exported in such countries as Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Abkhazia and Serbia.
Armavir is a large cultural territorial center. The Armavir Museum of Local Lore, the City Park for Recreation and Leisure, the Drama and Comedy Theater and the City Palace of Culture operate for citizens and guests of Armavir.
There are more than 40 kindergartens, nearly 29 secondary schools, 5 state and non-state higher educational institutions and 9 secondary technical schools in the city.