Interesting facts about Russia


Interesting facts about Russia:

Nationality: Russian

Languages: Russian, Dolgang

Religions: Russian Orthodox

Population: 142,423,773

Median Age: 39.1 years

Population Growth Rate: -0.04

Birth Rate:  1.16%

Death Rate: 1.27%

Capital: Moscow

Electricity Production: 1.054 Trillion kWh

Electricity Exports: 15.7 Billion kWh

Electricity Imports : 2.7 Billion kWh

Telephones- Landline: 39.43 million

Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 221 million

Airports: 1218

Airports with Paved Runways : 594

Heliports: 49

Railways: 87157 km

Road Ways: 1,283,387

Water Ways:102,000

Passports Validity: six months beyond intended stay


Founded in the 12th Century, the Principality of Moscow was able to emerge  from over 200 years of Mongol domination and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities

In the early 17th century , a new ROMANOV Dyansty continued this policy of expansion across Siberia to the Pacific

Economy :

Russia had undergone significant changes since the collapse of the Soviet Union , moving from a globally-planned economy with a high concentration of wealth in official's hands

Interesting facts about Russia

Facts Russia 

  • There are 7 towns in the Golden ring of Russia

  • A "Russian" woman  in the 1700's gave birth to 16 pairs of twins , 7 set of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets

  • The Russian State Library is the biggest in Europe and second in the world

  • The first artificial satellite of Earth was Russian ( Sputnik)

  • There are over 500,000 alcohol-related death in Russia each year

  • Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet

  • Russian Volga is the longest river of Europe

  • Russia and America are less than 4 km apart at the nearest point

  • Ladoga lake is the largest one in the Europe . Its area makes 18400 sq km, average depth is 51 m the largest one is up to 230 m

  • There are 7 towns in the Golden Ring of Russia

  • The Metro of St. Peters burg is the world's deepest subway

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