|Land Area||16,377,742 km2|
|Water Area||720,500 km2|
|Total Area||17,098,242km2 (#1)|
|Government Type||Semi-presidential Federation|
|GDP (PPP)||$3,750.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$26,100|
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- Coastline: 23,396 miles (37,653 km)
- Land Area:
(land) 6,323,446 sq miles (16,377,742 sq km)
(water) 278,185 sq miles (720,500 sq km)
(TOTAL) 6,601,631 sq miles (17,098,242 sq km)
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- Land Area: (all countries)
- Land Divisions: There are 8 oblasts, 21 republics, 9 autonomous okrugs, 2 federal, 9 autonomous okrugs, 2 federal cities and 1 autonomous oblast in Russia.
- Horizontal Width: 737.54 miles (1186.96 km) from Moscow southeast to Perm
2,415.69 miles (3,887.67 km) from Perm northeast to Yakutsk
- Vertical Length: 1,213.73 miles (1,953.3 km) from Saint Petersburg south to Astrakkhan
Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
- Bordering Countries: (14) Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland (Kaliningrad Oblast), Ukraine
- Geographic Center: About 363.27 miles (584.62 km) southeast of Noril'sk
- Highest Point: Mt. Elbrus 18,481 ft. (5,633 m)
- Lowest Point: Caspian Sea -92 ft. (-28 m)
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