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February 16, 2018 0 Comment


CountryRussia
ContinentEurasia
Location61.52400 N, 105.31880 E
Map of Russia Russia Map
Flag Russia flag
Area17,098,246 km²
Coastline23,396 miles
Neighboring CountriesUkraine

China

North Korea

Poland

Belarus

Finland

Georgia

Norway

Kazakhstan

Azerbaijan

Lithuania

Estonia

Mongolia

Latvia

 

Time Zone(UTC +2 to +12)
Population144.4 million (2017)
Symbol Russia symbol
Russia DayJune 12th, 1990
President of RussiaVladimir Putin
Prime Minister of RussiaDmitry Medvedev
National Anthem‘’Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii”
National AnimalBear
National BirdTundra swan
National FlowerCamomile
National GameChess
National TreeBirch
National DrinkKvass
National PoetAlexander Pushkin
National ColoursWhite

Blue

Red

National LanguageRussian
Seasons in RussiaSummer Season

Autumn Season

Winter Season

Spring Season

Prestigious Awards of RussiaMilitary Awards – For Courage, Order of honour, Hero of the Russian Federation

Civilian Award – For Courage, Hero of the Russian Federation

Literature Awards – Russian Booker Prize, Yasnaya Polyana Literary Award, Andrei Bely Prize, Solzhenitsyn Prize, Griboyedov Prize, Rossica Translation Prize

Cinema Award – Nika Award, Golden Eagle Award

Religion in RussiaRussian Orthodox (41%)

Other Orthodox (1.5%)

Unaffiliated Christian (4.1%)

Other Christian/religion (1.7%)

Spiritual but not religious (25%)

Undecided (5.5%)

Atheism (13%)

Islam (6.5%)

Slavic native faith, Other Pagan and Tengrist (1.2%)

Tibetan Buddhism (0.5%)

Average Marriage age in Russia29 years for men and 27 years for women
Cereals Produced MainlyBarley

Maize

Oats

Rye

Wheat

CapitalMoscow (550 45’N 370 37’E)
Number of Federal Subjects85 Federal Subjects

46 Oblasts

22 Republics

9 Krais

4 Autonomous Okrugs

3 Federal Cities

1 Autonomous Oblast

Largest Federal Subject in RussiaMoscow
Smallest Federal Subject in RussiaChukotka
Number of Cities319 Cities
Largest City in RussiaMoscow
Smallest City in RussiaMurmansk
Literacy rate99.7% (males)

99.7% (females)

Type of GovernmentSemi-Presidential system

Constitutional republic

GDPPPP – $3.938 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $1.561 trillion (2017)

GDP per capita$27,466 (2017)
Total number of Political parties in Russia77 political parties
Total number of Russian Army1,013,00 (2017)
CurrencyRussian ruble (₽) (RUB)
Calling Code +7
Internet TLD.ru

.su

.рф

ISO 3166 codeRU
Festivals of RussiaChristmas

New Year’s Eve

Russian Winter Festival

Maslyanitsa Festival

Men’s Day

Women’s Day

Easter Sunday

Moscow Music Spring Festival

St Petersburg Music Spring Festival

May Day

Victor Day Parade

White Nights Arts Festival

Independence Day

Revolution Day

Feast Day

Russian Winter Festival

MonumentsState Hermitage Museum

The Kremlin

Red Square

Cathedral of St. Sophia

Mount Elbrus

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Russia48 National parks
Longest River in RussiaYenisei-Angara-Selenge
Largest LakeLake Baikal
Highest Mountain in RussiaMount Elbrus
Biggest waterfall in RussiaIIya Muromets Waterfall
Biggest Airport in RussiaSheremetyevo
Biggest dam in RussiaSayano-Shushenskaya Dam
Longest Railway RouteTrans-Siberian Railway
Tallest building in RussiaOKO Tower
Richest person of RussiaLeonid Mikhelson
Best places to visit in RussiaMoscow

Saint Petersburg

Golden Ring

Kazan

Irkutsk

Nizhny Novgorod

Vladivostok

Veliky Novgorod

Sochi

Yekaterinburg

Official Websitegovernment.ru/en/
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