Geography The city is located on the territory of the East European Plain to the north of the Olonets Upland and the Shoksha Ridge. It is located on the shores of the Petrozavodsk Bay of Onega Lake (the second largest lake in Europe) as an amphitheater on lake terraces, stretching along the coast for 21.7 km. Through the system of rivers and canals, Petrozavodsk has access to the Baltic, White, Barents, Caspian and Black Seas, which makes it a port of five seas. The city is surrounded by forests on the southwest side and the Petrozavodsk bay of Onega Lake.
925 km distance to Moscow
401 km distance to St. Petersburg
Petrozavodsk city the administrative center
134 km^² area
280,023 persons population
Infrastructure In suburbs of Petrozavodsk there is an international airport Petrozavodsk, on the shore of the Petrozavodsk bay there are Rechnoy Vokzal, the Northern cargo port, and the yacht port «Peski». Freight and passenger transportation is carried out by the Oktyabrskaya railway. High-speed trains «Lastochka&raaquo; allow you to quickly and comfortably get to St. Petersburg and Veliky Novgorod. The developed network of regional and federal highways provides convenient intercity and international communication and a large volume of cargo and passenger traffic. Urban transport is represented by road and electric transport.
Economy The basis of the region's economy is retail and wholesale trade, land and pipeline transport, building construction.
- Branch of AEM — technologies OJSC
- DOK Kalevala LLC
- «Trade House «Yarmarka» LLC
- Russian Forest Alliance LLC
- Onega shipbuilding and ship repair plant LLC
- Stroytekhnika LLC
- Solomensky Sawmill LLC