Located in the continent of Europe, Russia covers 16,377,742 square kilometers of land and 720,500 square kilometers of water, making it the 1st largest nation in the world with a total area of 17,098,242 square kilometers.
Russia was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1457. The population of Russia is 138,082,178 (2012) and the nation has a density of 8 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Russia is the Russian Ruble (RUB). As well, the people of Russia are refered to as Russian.
The dialing code for the country is 7 and the top level internet domain for Russian sites is .ru.
To learn more, visit our detailed Russia section.
|Density||8.4 / km2 ( 21.8 / mi2 )|
|GDP||1,860,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||13,470 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||16,377,742 km2 (6,323,479 mi2)|
|Water Area||720,500 km2 (278,186 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Georgia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, North Korea, China, Ukraine, Estonia, Finland, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland|
What is the capital of Russia?
Moscow is the capital city of Russia. It has a population of 10,381,222, and is located on a latitue of 55.75 and longitude of 37.62.
Moscow is also the political center of Russia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Moscow, the Capital Of Russia
|Elevation||144 meters over sea level|
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