The Tyumen Region is a constituent entity of the Russian Federation and is part of the Urals Federal District.
The administrative center is the city of Tyumen.
It borders on the northwest from the Arkhangelsk (Nenets Autonomous Okrug) region, in the west with the Republic of Komi, in the southwest with the Sverdlovsk and Kurgan regions, in the south with the North Kazakhstan region of Kazakhstan, in the southeast with the Omsk and Tomsk regions, on east and northeast with the Krasnoyarsk Territory; The only region of Russia that extends (together with autonomous regions) from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the state border in the south. Together with the autonomous regions is the largest region in Russia.
In the region there is the main oil and gas bearing region of Russia and one of the largest oil producing regions of the world — the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug — Yugra, which also ranks third in the «socioeconomic ranking of the Russian regions» and the second largest economy in Russia . Most of Russian oil is extracted in Yugra, gas — in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. The capital of the Tyumen region for the third consecutive year ranks first in the rating on the quality of life
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