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About Country

Capital
Moscow
Population
Approximately 146 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
9 people per square kilometer
GDP
$1.7 trillion (nominal, 2020 estimate)
Language
Russian is the official language, with many other languages spoken in different regions
Currency
Russian ruble (RUB)
National Dish
Pelmeni, a type of dumpling filled with meat or vegetables and served with sour cream or vinegar, is a popular dish in Russia
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Russia, with the Russian Orthodox Church being the largest denomination
Climate
Russia has a wide range of climates, from subarctic in the north to humid continental in the south
Main Industries
Russia's economy is heavily dependent on its natural resources, particularly oil and gas, as well as mining, forestry, and manufacturing
Level of Development
Russia is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 52 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 17.1 million square kilometers

Experience the rich culture and diverse landscapes of Russia 🇷🇺. Marvel at the historic landmarks 🏰 of Moscow and St. Petersburg, explore the stunning natural wonders 🏞️ of Lake Baikal and Kamchatka, and immerse yourself in the vibrant local traditions. Plan your unforgettable journey to Russia today!

Russia, officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country located in northern Eurasia. It is the largest country in the world, covering an area of over 17 million square kilometers.

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  • Cherepovets, Russia
  • Hermitage, Palace Square, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Komi Republic, Russia
  • Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
  • Lake Teletskoye, Altai Republic, Russia
  • Moscow City, Moskva, Russia
  • Moscow State University, Moskva, Russia
  • Moscow, Russia (1)
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Olkhon Island, lake Baikal, Khuzhir, Russia (1)
  • Olkhon Island, lake Baikal, Khuzhir, Russia
  • Olkhon Island, Russia
  • Pacific Ocean , Kamchatka , Russia
  • Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • St. Basil's Cathedral on the Red Square in Moscow
  • St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
  • Taganay, Russia
  • Zhivopisnyy Most, Moscow, Russia

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Russia include:

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    Red Square: a historic square in the heart of Moscow, home to iconic landmarks such as St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin.

  • 2

    Hermitage Museum: one of the largest and oldest museums in the world, located in St. Petersburg and housing a vast collection of art and artifacts.

  • 3

    Lake Baikal: the world's deepest and oldest lake, located in Siberia and home to unique flora and fauna.

  • 4

    Trans-Siberian Railway: a legendary railway that stretches across Russia from Moscow to Vladivostok, offering stunning views of the country's diverse landscapes.

  • 5

    Catherine Palace: a stunning palace located in Pushkin, just outside of St. Petersburg, featuring ornate baroque architecture and beautiful gardens.

  • 6

    Saint Isaac's Cathedral: a magnificent cathedral in St. Petersburg, known for its impressive dome and stunning interior.

  • 7

    Kizhi Island: an open-air museum located on an island in Lake Onega, featuring traditional wooden architecture and historic churches.

  • 8

    Peterhof Palace: a grand palace complex located just outside of St. Petersburg, known for its beautiful gardens and fountains.

  • 9

    Kazan Kremlin: a historic fortress in Kazan, featuring beautiful architecture and cultural attractions such as the Kul Sharif Mosque and the Hermitage-Kazan Museum.

  • 10

    Mount Elbrus: the highest peak in Europe, located in the Caucasus Mountains and popular among mountaineers and hikers.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Russia has to offer, showcasing its rich history, culture, and natural beauty.

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