Izhma Region Today
Territory: 18,4 thousand sq.km
Population: 17,009 thousand people (according to Komistat for January 1, 2021)
Izhma region is located in northwestern part of the
. Administrative center is the Komi Republic village of Izhma, located in 544 km from , on the right bank of the Izhma river. The nearest railway station is Irayol ( Syktyvkar 102 km).
Izhma region borders with Ust-Tsilma, Usinsk, Sosnogorsk, Udora, Ukhta, Knyazhpogost regions of Komi.
The industry of the region is generally presented by forest, oil-extracting and food industries. Agriculture specializes on production of potatoes, dairy and meat husbandry. Reindeer breeding is a traditional branch of economy.
The region is well-known for original culture of Komi-izhma people, national traditions and crafts.