Russia - the largest country on the planet Earth, it occupies the eastern part of Europe and northern Asia. Russia washed by 12 seas and three oceans. Russia has the world's largest reserves of fresh water. We have over a thousand rivers and about two million lakes, including Lake Baikal - the deepest freshwater lake in the world.
Area Russia million square kilometers.. This is more of the areas of all European countries combined. The size of Russia is not comparable with individual states, on the whole continent. For example, Russia extends beyond the area of Australia and Antarctica, and only slightly inferior to South America. Our country is times the area such big states like Canada, the US and China.
Russia borders with 16 countries. These are: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, North Korea, Japan and the United States. The total length of the borders of our country is 60,932 km.
Russia is a multinational state. On its territory is home to more than 180 nations. Russian people are the most numerous of all living in Russia.
Russian flag - Russian flag state, its official state symbol (along with the coat of arms and anthem). Russian flag is a rectangular cloth of three equal horizontal stripes: the upper - white, middle - blue and lower - red. it is assumed that: White symbolizes peace, purity, purity and perfection (or Freedom); Blue symbolizes constancy, faith and faithfulness (or Virgin); Red symbolizes energy, strength and blood shed for their country (or autocracy).
Moscow is capital of Russia. This is the main political, economic, educational and cultural center of the strany.Moskva located on the Moscow River. The city was founded more than 800 years ago, Yuri Dolgorukiy. There are many interesting places in our capital. The heart of Moscow on Red Square. Moscow Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral are masterpieces of Russian arhitektury.Moskva is the largest city in Russia and one of the largest cities in the world.
The largest cities of Russia is Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Norilsk, Sochi, etc.
Elbrus - the mountain in the Caucasus, on the border of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia. Elbrus is located north of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range and is the highest peak of Russia and Europe.
The lake is the Baikal. It - the deepest in the world and is considered the largest natural reservoir of fresh water. Located on the border of the Republic of Buryatia and Irkutsk region. Its length from south-west to north-east is already 620 kilometers - the pond itself has a crescent shape. The width varies between markers 24 and 79 km. Maximum depth m area - 31,722 km2.
Volga river The Volga River - a powerful water stream carrying the waters on the European territory of Russia, and flows into the Caspian Sea. The total length from source to mouth is 3692 km. Adopted ignore some parts of the reservoir. Therefore, the length of the Volga officially equals 3530 km. It is considered the longest in Europe. A watershed is an area of 1 million. 380 thousand sq. M. km. This is one third of the European part of Russia.