Location Who is bordered Major Cities Attractions
Russia is the largest countries in the world. It occupies about one-seventh part of dry land. It is situated in Europe and in Asia. It's total area is over 17 million square kilometers, with population of 200 million people. The country is washed by seas and oceans. By Arctic Ocean in the north and the Pacific Ocean in the east. There are many rivers in Russia. The largest rivers are the Volga in Europe and the Yenisei and OB in Asia. The deepest lakes are the Baikal and Ladoga. All rivers flow in the seas.
Russia borders on fourteen countries including the former republics of the USSR, which are now independent states. Russia borders with Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Poland, China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan and so on.
The main cities of Russia are: Moscow St. Petersburg Krasnoyarsk Ufa Perm Rostov - on – Don Vladivostok
Moscow is the cultural center. There are a lot of theatres, museums, institutes, libraries and cinemas. Everyone can see The Kremlin and Red Square in the city. There are many fine buildings, wide streets, green parks, large squares, churches and monuments in Moscow. There are a lot of famous monuments to Pushkin, Fedorov, and many, many others.
St. Basil's Cathedral a Russian church famous for its many colourful, onion-shaped domes is also on Red Square. Originally built over 400 years ago to honour several military conquests, this building is now part of the State Historical Museum.
One of the things alien is to do is to pay a visit to the Lenin Mausoleum to peer at the embalmed body of the former Soviet leader.
Moscow is one of the most fascinating cities in Europe to visit. St. Petersburg is one of the most fascinating cities in Europe to visit.