The Vladimir region is a constituent entity of the Russian Federation and is part of the Central Federal District. Borders with Moscow, Yaroslavl, Ivanovo, Ryazan and Nizhny Novgorod regions. The area is 29,084 km ². The population is 1 389 599 people. (2017). The regional center is the city of Vladimir, the distance from Vladimir to Moscow is 178 km. The distance from MKAD to the border of the region along the Shchelkovsky Highway is 62 km, along the M7 “Volga” highway – 79 km. Vladimir is a city in Russia, the administrative center of the Vladimir region and the city district of the city of Vladimir. In the XII-XIV centuries – the capital of the Grand Duchy of Vladimir. One of the largest tourist centers in the European part of Russia. It is part of the Golden Ring of Russia. It is located mainly on the left bank of the Klyazma River, 176 km east of Moscow. Transport hub on the highway (M7 “Volga”) and the railway (Nizhny Novgorod route of Transsib) highways.