Governor: Vladimir Yakushev
Population: 3,430,196 (2010 census)
Area: 1,435,200 square km (553,987 sq. miles)
Capital: Tyumen (population 580,223), 2000 km from Moscow
Federal district: Urals
Economic region: West Siberia
Time zone: Moscow +2, GMT +5, EST +10
Geography: Tyumen Region occupies a large part of western Siberia and is part of both European and Asiatic Russia. Two autonomous districts, Khanty-Mansiisk and Yamalo-Nenets are part of the region. The Ob and Irtysh rivers flow through the region.
Urban population: 77%, Rural population: 23%
Ethnic make-up: more than 125 nationalities including Russians, Ukrainians (8.4%), Tatars (7.3%), Belarussians (1.6%) and Bashkirs (1.3%)
Economy: Tyumen Region ranks first in Russia in industrial output. The oil and gas industry is the foundation of the regional economy. A well-developed oil refining industry supplies light hydrocarbon feedstock to the country's petrochemical industry. Agricultural organizations specialize in the production of milk, eggs, greenhouse vegetables, fishing and reindeer herding.
Official website: admtyumen.ru