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is an 870-year-old iconic, global city, which has played a central role in the development of Russia and the world, as the capital of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and, today, the Federation.

, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5 million inhabitants, and the former capital of the Russian Empire.

The of is the area of main interest to the traveler, home to most attractions of the metropolis.

The Moscow include areas from 's 3rd Ring to Moscow Ring Road All airports are out of Central Moscow.


is in the country's extreme west, but it casts the main role in Russian history and economics.

is a region of stretching from the major population center of on the Baltic Sea to vast, remote, and empty lands above the Arctic Circle.

The Far Eastern Federal District or Far Eastern Russia is the easternmost part of or unofficial edge of the world, comprising a third of the country's land area, with 6.3 million in habitants.

is a region in . Historically, the term includes all Russian territory in north , with the and the ; this article however covers the Siberian Federal District.

The , is the large region of in the Volga Basin, centered along the Volga River.

is a region in bordering the country's and Regions to the north, and the Caspian Sea to the east, and Georgia to the south, the Black Sea and to the west.

The is a common geographical name of the area of around the Ural Mountains.

Chernozem is the exceptionally fertile "Black Earth" belt in along the border with , famous for its rich, deep, black soil.


  • Location:
  • Population: 141,000,000
  • Latitude of center: 61° or 61° north
  • Longitude of center: 94° or 94° east
  • Elevation: 307 meters (1007 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 17,100,000 km² (6,602,347 miles²)
  • Languages: Russian, Tatar, Kalmyk, Caucasian languages, Adyghe, Komi, Chechen, Tuvinian, Chuvash, Udmurt, Altaic languages, Mansi, Buriat, Erzya, Moksha, Mari (Russia), Bashkir, Ingush, Kabardian, Karachay-Balkar, Avaric, Yakut and Nogai
  • Currency: Ruble (RUB)
  • Phone code: 7
  • Internet domain: .ru
  • Neighbors: , , , , , , , , , , , , and
  • GeoNames ID: 2017370

Other Names for Russia

  • Afrikaans: Rusland
  • Akan: Rɔhyea
  • Albanian: Rusi
  • Amharic: ራሺያ
  • Arabic: روسيا
  • Armenian: Ռուսաստան
  • Assamese: ৰুচ
  • Azerbaijani: Rusiya
  • Bambara: Irisi
  • Basque: Errusia
  • Belarusian: Расійская Федэрацыя
  • Belarusian: Расія
  • Bengali: রাশিয়া
  • Bengali: রাশিয়া
  • Bosnian: Rusija
  • Breton: Rusia
  • Bulgarian: Русия
  • Bulgarian: Руска Федерация
  • Burmese: ရုရှ
  • Catalan: Rússia
  • Central Khmer: រូស្ស៊ី
  • Central Kurdish: ڕووسیا
  • Chinese: 俄罗斯
  • Cornish: Russi
  • Croatian: Rusija
  • Croatian: Ruska Federacija
  • Czech: Rusko
  • Danish: Rusland
  • Dutch: Rusland
  • Dutch: Russische Federatie
  • English: Russian Federation
  • English: Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
  • English: Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic
  • English: Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
  • Esperanto: Rusujo
  • Estonian: Venemaa
  • Ewe: Russia nutome
  • Faroese: Russland
  • Finnish: Venäjä
  • French: Russie
  • Fulah: Riisii
  • Galician: Rusia
  • Ganda: Lasa
  • Georgian: რუსეთი
  • German: Russische Föderation
  • German: Russland
  • Greek: Ρωσία
  • Gujarati: રશિયન ફેડરેશન
  • Hausa: Rasha
  • Hebrew: חבר המדינות הרוסיות
  • Hebrew: רוסיה, הפדרציה של
  • Hindi: रूस
  • Hungarian: Oroszországi Föderáció
  • Icelandic: Rússland
  • Indonesian: Rusia
  • Irish: Cónaidhm na Rúise
  • Italian: Federazione Russa
  • Italian: Russia
  • Japanese: ロシア
  • Kalaallisut: Ruslandi
  • Kannada: ರಶಿಯಾ
  • Karelian: Venäjä
  • Kazakh: Ресей
  • Kikuyu: Urusi
  • Korean: 러시아
  • Kurdish: Rûsya
  • Lao: ລັດເຊຍ
  • Latvian: Krievija
  • Lingala: Risí
  • Lithuanian: Rusijos Federacija
  • Livvi: Ven'a
  • Luba-Katanga: Risi
  • Macedonian: Русија
  • Malagasy: Rosia
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Rusia
  • Malayalam: റഷ്യ
  • Maltese: Russja
  • Marathi: रशिया
  • Mongolian: Орос
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): रूस
  • North Ndebele: Rashiya
  • Northern Sami: Ruošša
  • Norwegian: Russland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den russiske føderasjon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Russland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Den russiske føderasjon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Russland
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ରୁଷିଆ
  • Persian: روسیه
  • Polish: Rosja
  • Portuguese: Rússia
  • Pushto: روسیه
  • Romanian: Federația Rusă
  • Romanian: Rusia
  • Rundi: Uburusiya
  • Russian: Российская Федерация
  • Russian: Россия
  • Sango: Rusïi
  • Serbian: Русија
  • Sichuan Yi: ꊉꇆꌦ
  • Sinhala: රුසියාව
  • Slovak: Rusko
  • Slovak: Ruská federácia
  • Slovenian: Rusija
  • Slovenian: Ruska federacija
  • Somali: Ruush
  • Spanish: Rusia
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Urusi
  • Swedish: Ryssland
  • Tamil: ரஷ்யா
  • Tatar: Россия
  • Telugu: రష్య
  • Thai: รัสเซีย
  • Tibetan: ཨུ་རུ་སུ་
  • Tigrinya: ራሺያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Lūsia
  • Turkish: Rusya
  • Turkish: Rusya Federasyonu
  • Ukrainian: Російська Федерація
  • Ukrainian: Росія
  • Urdu: روسی
  • Uzbek: Россия
  • Vietnamese: Nga
  • Welsh: Rwsia
  • Western Frisian: Ruslân
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Rọṣia
  • Zulu: i-Russia
  • Rossiya
  • Rossiyskaya Federatsiya
  • Rossiyskaya Sovetskaya Federativnaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika
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