It is a city covered in green parks, rivers and channels.
It ranks 3d by population and 2nd by geographical size among the cities of Europe.
The city has a stable macroeconomic position, a steady increase in GDP and in foreign direct investment.
It is a centre for contemporary innovative production and for the attraction of skilled labour.
It is the leader in the introduction and application of the most progressive mechanisms for the stimulation of investment activities in Russia.
It is a city of equal opportunities with transparent legislation for conducting business.
It is the largest Russian port and processes up to 65% of exports from Russia.
It is one of the centers of world culture and art.
It is a leading scientific and educational centre in Russia.
It is one of the most popular European cities for tourists.
It ranks 4th by population and 2nd by geographical size among the cities of Europe.
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Saint‑Petersburg is one of the most actively developing regions of Russia. It has truly enormous investment potential. The city is in an exceptionally advantageous geopolitical position, it has a developed persified economy, and it also has an efficient transportation‑transit network. Furthermore, huge personnel and intellectual resources are concentrated within the city itself.