Russia

Russia Fast Facts

  • Name: Russia
    (long form) Russian Federation
  • Capital City: Moscow (11,689,048 pop.)
  • Russia Population: 142,500,482 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Russian Ruble (RUR)
    (conversion rates)

    Russian Ruble
    5,000 rubles
  • Ethnicity: Russian 79.8%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 2%, Bashkir 1.2%, Chuvash 1.1%, other or unspecified 12.1%
  • GDP total: $2.053 trillion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $17,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Russian (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Nizhniy Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Omsk, Kazan, Ufa, Chelyabinsk, Rostov, Perm, Volgograd
  • Name: A derivative of the medieval state of Rus
  • National Day: June 12
  • Religion: Russian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2% (2006 est.) note: estimates are of practicing worshipers; Russia has large populations of non-practicing believers and non-believers, a legacy of over seven decades of Soviet rule
  • Symbols
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