The Arkhangelsk Region is located in the north of the European part of Russia on the White, Barents, and Kara Seas.
The Arctic zone encompasses the following parts of the region:
- The cities of Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk, and Novodvinsk.
- The Leshukonsky, Mezensky, Onega, Pinezhsky, and Primorsky Districts.
- The archipelagos of Franz Josef Land (with no permanent population) and Novaya Zemlya.
Administrative centre: Arkhangelsk.
Population of the region: more than 1 million, including approximately 627,000 in the Arctic zone.
Area of the region: 589,913 km2.
Area of the region’s Arctic territories: 222,926 km2.
Time zone: UTC+3. Moscow and the Arkhangelsk Region are in the same time zone.