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Russia's Information

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Land Area 16,377,742 km2
Water Area 720,500 km2
Total Area 17,098,242 km2
Population 142,355,415
Population Density 8.33 / km2
Government Type Semi-Presidential Federation
GDP (PPP) $3,750.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $26,100
Currency Ruble (RUB)
Largest Cities
  • Moscow (10,381,222)
  • Saint Petersburg (5,028,000)
  • Novosibirsk (1,419,007)
  • Yekaterinburg (1,349,772)
  • Nizhniy Novgorod (1,284,164)
  • Samara (1,134,730)
  • Omsk (1,129,281)
  • Kazan (1,104,738)
  • Rostov-na-Donu (1,074,482)
  • Chelyabinsk (1,062,919)
  • 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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