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February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Russia
Continent Eurasia
Location 61.52400 N, 105.31880 E
Map of Russia  Russia Map
Flag  Russia flag
Area 17,098,246 km²
Coastline 23,396 miles
Neighboring Countries Ukraine

China

North Korea

Poland

Belarus

Finland

Georgia

Norway

Kazakhstan

Azerbaijan

Lithuania

Estonia

Mongolia

Latvia

 

Time Zone (UTC +2 to +12)
Population 144.4 million (2017)
Symbol  Russia symbol
Russia Day June 12th, 1990
President of Russia Vladimir Putin
Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev
National Anthem ‘’Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii”
National Animal Bear
National Bird Tundra swan
National Flower Camomile
National Game Chess
National Tree Birch
National Drink Kvass
National Poet Alexander Pushkin
National Colours White

Blue

Red

National Language Russian
Seasons in Russia Summer Season

Autumn Season

Winter Season

Spring Season

Prestigious Awards of Russia Military 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 Russia Russian 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 Russia 29 years for men and 27 years for women
Cereals Produced Mainly Barley

Maize

Oats

Rye

Wheat

Capital Moscow (550 45’N 370 37’E)
Number of Federal Subjects 85 Federal Subjects

46 Oblasts

22 Republics

9 Krais

4 Autonomous Okrugs

3 Federal Cities

1 Autonomous Oblast

Largest Federal Subject in Russia Moscow
Smallest Federal Subject in Russia Chukotka
Number of Cities 319 Cities
Largest City in Russia Moscow
Smallest City in Russia Murmansk
Literacy rate 99.7% (males)

99.7% (females)

Type of Government Semi-Presidential system

Constitutional republic

GDP PPP – $3.938 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $1.561 trillion (2017)

GDP per capita $27,466 (2017)
Total number of Political parties in Russia 77 political parties
Total number of Russian Army 1,013,00 (2017)
Currency Russian ruble (₽) (RUB)
Calling Code  +7
Internet TLD .ru

.su

.рф

ISO 3166 code RU
Festivals of Russia Christmas

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

Monuments State Hermitage Museum

The Kremlin

Red Square

Cathedral of St. Sophia

Mount Elbrus

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Russia 48 National parks
Longest River in Russia Yenisei-Angara-Selenge
Largest Lake Lake Baikal
Highest Mountain in Russia Mount Elbrus
Biggest waterfall in Russia IIya Muromets Waterfall
Biggest Airport in Russia Sheremetyevo
Biggest dam in Russia Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam
Longest Railway Route Trans-Siberian Railway
Tallest building in Russia OKO Tower
Richest person of Russia Leonid Mikhelson
Best places to visit in Russia Moscow

Saint Petersburg

Golden Ring

Kazan

Irkutsk

Nizhny Novgorod

Vladivostok

Veliky Novgorod

Sochi

Yekaterinburg

Official Website government.ru/en/
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