Khabarovsk Territory is one of the largest administrative-territorial entities of the Russian Federation, located in the central part of the Russian Far East. The territory of the region extends from south to north 1,800 km, from west to east – 125-750 km.
The distance from the center to Moscow by rail is 8,533 km, and by air – 6,075 km.
The territory of the region is 4, 6% of the territory of Russia, or 787, 6 thousand square meters. km
The northern point of the region is only 430 km behind the Arctic Circle, and the southern one is located on a parallel running north of Hokkaido, the American city of Portland and slightly south of Rostov-on-Don.
The region borders on the Kazakevichev (Amur) channel with China, the closest neighbors on the Russian territory are Primorsky Krai, the Autonomous Okrug, Amur, Magadan Regions, and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
From the East, the region is washed by the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan, separated from the Sakhalin Island by the Tatar and Nevelsky Straits. The coastline stretches for 2.5 thousand km. In addition to the main, continental part, several islands are part of the region, among them the largest are Shantarsky.
360 gold deposits were accounted for in the Territory, of which 24 are ore deposits, which account for 71% of the total explored reserves. 60 fields out of 197 licensed are being developed. Provision with active reserves of gold ore – 3-10 years, alluvial – 3-4 years. Platinum mining objects are placers of the river. Conder, provision with reserves – 5-6 years.
Precious and non-ferrous metals are mined in the territory of the region 18 mining enterprises, of which 16 are mining precious metals – gold and platinum. The mining industry accounts for 13, 8% of gold production in the Far East region and 7, 1% of the total Russian volume. In terms of gold mining, the region ranks seventh in the Russian Federation, in terms of platinum mining – second.