Melenki is a town and the regulatory focal point of Melenkovsky District in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, situated in the Meshchera Lowlands on the banks of the Unzha River, 150 kilometers southeast of Vladimir, the managerial focus of the oblast. Melenki was established in the 17th century and was allowed town status in 1778. Meshchera is a plain of generally triangular shape limited by streams Oka from the South, Moskva River from the Southwest, Klyazma from the North and Sudogda and Kolp/Kolpna. Meshchera Lowlands Meshchyora Lowlands, likewise alluded to as essentially Meshchera/Meshchyora, is an open marsh amidst the European Russia.
Inside the system of authoritative divisions, Melenki fills in as the managerial focus of Melenkovsky District, to which it is straightforwardly subordinated. As a civil division, the town of Melenki is fused inside Melenkovsky Municipal District as Melenki Urban Settlement. Today verifiably settled ventures create in the economy of Melenki and a material join, an article of clothing manufacturing plant, and a foundry-mechanical plant work. Furthermore, the area of the city in the woodland Meshchera district decided the advancement of wood handling.