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Land Area 16,377,742 km2
Water Area 720,500 km2
Total Area 17,098,242km2 (#1)
Population 142,355,415 (#9)
Population Density 8.69/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Federation
GDP (PPP) $3,750.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $26,100
Currency Ruble (RUB)
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    Russia republics, administrative territories, administrative regions, autonomous districts, 0, autonomous cities & their capitals

    Region Capital
    Adygea Maykop
    Altai Gorno-Altaysk
    Altai Krai Barnaul
    Amur Oblast Blagoveshchensk
    Arkhangelsk Oblast Arkhangel'sk
    Astrakhan Oblast Astrakhan'
    Bashkortostan Ufa
    Belgorod Oblast Belgorod
    Bryansk Oblast Bryansk
    Buryatiya Ulan-Ude
    Chechnya Groznyy
    Chelyabinsk Oblast Chelyabinsk
    Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Anadyr
    Chuvashia Cheboksary
    Dagestan Makhachkala
    Ingushetia Magas
    Irkutsk Oblast Irkutsk
    Ivanovo Oblast Ivanovo
    Jewish Autonomous Oblast Birobidzhan
    Kabardino-Balkaria Nal'chik
    Kaliningrad Oblast Kaliningrad
    Kalmykia Elista
    Kaluga Oblast Kaluga
    Kamchatka Krai Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
    Karachay-Cherkessia Cherkessk
    Karelia Petrozavodsk
    Kemerovo Oblast Kemerovo
    Khabarovsk Krai Khabarovsk
    Khakassia Abakan
    Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug Khanty-Mansiysk
    Kirov oblast Kirov
    Komi Syktyvkar
    Kostroma Oblast Kostroma
    Krasnoyarsk Krai Krasnoyarsk
    Krasnoyarsk Krai Krasnodar
    Kurgan Oblast Kurgan
    Kursk Oblast Kursk
    Leningrad Oblast Saint Petersburg
    Lipetsk Oblast Lipetsk
    Magadan Oblast Magadan
    Mari El Yoshkar-Ola
    Mordovia Saransk
    Moscow Moscow
    Moscow Oblast Vostochnoe Degunino
    Murmansk Oblast Murmansk
    Nenets Autonomous Okrug Nar'yan-Mar
    Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Nizhniy Novgorod
    North Ossetia-Alania Vladikavkaz
    Novgorod Oblast Velikiy Novgorod
    Novosibirsk Oblast Novosibirsk
    Omsk Oblast Omsk
    Orenburg Oblast Orenburg
    Oryol Oblast Orel
    Penza Oblast Penza
    Perm Krai Perm
    Primorsky Krai Vladivostok
    Pskov Oblast Pskov
    Rostov Oblast Rostov-na-Donu
    Ryazan Oblast Ryazan'
    Saint Petersburg Saint Petersburg
    Sakha Yakutsk
    Sakhalin Oblast Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
    Samara Oblast Samara
    Saratov Oblast Saratov
    Smolensk Oblast Smolensk
    Stavropol Krai Stavropol'
    Sverdlovsk Oblast Yekaterinburg
    Tambov Oblast Tambov
    Tatarstan Kazan
    Tomsk Oblast Tomsk
    Tula Oblast Tula
    Tuva Kyzyl
    Tver Oblast Tver
    Tyumen Oblast Tyumen
    Udmurtia Izhevsk
    Ulyanovsk Oblast Ulyanovsk
    Vladimir Oblast Vladimir
    Volgograd Oblast Volgograd
    Vologda Oblast Vologda
    Voronezh Oblast Voronezh
    Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Salekhard
    Yaroslavl Oblast Yaroslavl
    Zabaykalsky Krai Chita

    Russia Trivia

    What are the Largest Ethnic Groups in Russia?

    The majority ethnic group in Russia is ethnic Russia, with Tatars and Ukrainians being the largest minorities.

    Largest Ethnic Groups In Russia

    What is an Autonomous Government?

    Autonomy refers to the capacity and right of a country or other jurisdiction to govern itself. The term, autonomous comes from the Greek word, autonomous meaning auto - “self” and nomos - “law” respectively. In political, moral, and bioethical philosophy, it is explained as the capability of an entity to make an informed, unforced decision.

    What Is An Autonomous Government?

    Where is the Volga River?

    The Volga River flows for 2,266 miles across large spans of the Russian Federation.

    The Volga River

    What is a Puppet Government?

    A "puppet state" is a government that has little will of its own, as it needs financial backing or military support. Thus, it acts an a subordinate to another power in exchange for its own survival. The puppet government still holds its own facade of an identity, perpetuated by retaining its own flag, name, national anthem, law, and constitution. However, these type of governments are not considered as legitimate according to international law.

    What Is A Puppet Government?

    What was the Holodomor?

    The Holodomor was an act of genocide against the Ukrainian peasantry that was carried out by Stalin and the Soviet Union from 1932-33.

    What Was The Holodomor?

    What is a command economy?

    Command Economy refers to economic activity that is controlled by a central authority and means of production are publicly owned. A command economy features the government in all the financial decisions and implementation in a country. Some countries with this type of economy include the communist states of Cuba and North Korea.

    What Is A Command Economy?

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