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Location of Russia

Russia's Information

Flag of Russia
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)



Positioned in northern


, Russia is in both the northern and eastern


The country is dissected by the

Arctic Circle

, and also separated into two recognized landmasses by the Ural Mountains; its land west of those mountains is referred to as European Russia, and includes the capital city of Moscow.

Russia is bordered by the Arctic and Pacific Oceans, a dozen seas, and 14 countries, including: Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, (Kaliningrad Oblast) and the Ukraine.

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