Moscow is one of the most populated cities in Russia, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 55.45N latitude / 37.35E longitude. For routing in Moscow, please check the free driving directions Moscow service below.
When you visit Russia, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Russian, and the officially used currency is Russian ruble (RUB), since 1998.
Moscow, the capital city, has numerous population; 11 621 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Moscow counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Russia, bears 143 964 709 sum citizens spreading on its 6 601 649,22 sq mi / 17 098 200 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Russia is Federal semi-presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii (State Anthem of the Russian Federation).
Google maps Moscow, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Russia and the neighboring countries like Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Korea North, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Ukraine.
Please look at this country’s information page for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Russia Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Russia
The Russian Federation is the largest of the 21 republics that make up the Commonwealth of Independent States. It occupies most of eastern Europe and north Asia, stretching from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caucasus in the south. Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of area, but unfavorably located about major sea lanes of the world. Much of the country lacks proper soils and climates (either too cold or too dry) for agriculture. Russia contains Mount Elbrus, Europe’s tallest peak, and Lake Baikal, the deepest lake in the world. Lake Baikal is estimated to hold one-fifth of the world’s fresh water. Russia shares borders with fourteen neighboring countries. In order of shared border length, these are: Kazakhstan (7,644 km), China (Southeast – 4,133 km) and (South – 46 km), Mongolia (3,452 km), Ukraine (1,944 km), Belarus (1,312 km), Finland (1,309 km), Georgia (894 km), Azerbaijan (338 km), Latvia (332 km), Estonia (324 km), Lithuania (Kaliningrad Oblast – 261 km), Poland (Kaliningrad Oblast – 210 km), Norway (191 km), and North Korea (18 km).