6,592,800 square miles, or 17,075,400 square kilometers, and extending over
an eighth of the land area of the Earth, Russia is the world’s largest
country. It also is the 9th largest in the world in terms of population,
143 million people. It stretches across 40 percent of Europe and the
entire region of northern Asia. Russia spans 11 time zones and contains a
wide range of landforms and environments. Moscow is the capital of Russia
and is populated by 11 million people it is Europe’s largest city. St.
Petersburg, known formerly as Leningrad, has a population of 5 million
people. About two-thirds of the population of Russia live in cities now. The
size of the population of the country is now in decline.
the Russian Federation, is a country that extends over a large part of
northern Eurasia. Its government is a semi-presidential republic, and it
comprises of 83 federal subjects. The Russian Federation, in fact, was
established after the termination of the Soviet Union, which occurred in
1991; however, it continues to be recognized as the legal personality of the
Soviet Union. Here are some more interesting facts about Russia. Russia is bordered by a number of countries,
namely: North Korea, Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia,
Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, and Norway.
Russia is also not very far from Japan, Turkey, Denmark, Sweden, and the US
state of Alaska, separated by fairly small water stretches, such as La
Pérouse Strait, the Black Sea, the Baltic Sea, and the Bering Strait........ Ready More
Russia is a country of Eastern
Europe and northern and eastern Asia. The name in Russian is Rossiya. In
1917 the czarist empire of Russia collapsed. In 1918 the largest portion of
the former Russian Empire became the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist
Most of the country has a
continental climate, with long, cold winters and brief summers. There is a
wide range of summer and winter temperatures and relatively low
precipitation. January temperatures are in the range of 6°C(45
on the southeastern shore of the Black Sea...........
Russia is like a torch of the world’s culture
which managed to create and preserve its spiritual wealth despite its
complicated history full of devastating wars and battles. Surprisingly the
notion “Russian culture” embodies not only the unique spiritual legacy of
Russian people when their traditions and customs............
Human experience on the
territory of present-day Russia dates back to Paleolithic times. Greek
traders conducted extensive commerce with Scythian tribes around the shores
of the Black Sea and the Crimean region. In the third century B.C.,
Scythians were displaced by,...........