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Where is Russia?

Location Map of Russia

Where is Russia
Map showing Where is Russia located on the world map?

Where is Russia Located?

The given Russina locaion map shows that Russia is located in the northern Eurasia. Russia map also shows that Russia is the world's largest country in terms of area. With 17 Million Sq Km area, Russia shares its international boundaries with Estonia, Latvia, Norway, Finland, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. Besides, it has also maritime boundary with Japan and the USA.

By virtue of being part of two continent, it coveres entire north Asia part and about 40 percent of Europe part. Due to its huge geographical extention, it has wide range of climate types. The advantages of extensive area does not end here; it has world's largest forest reserves and about one-quarter of world's fresh water lakes. Another significant mineral resources are oil, gas, coal, iron, and several other important mineral resources are traced there. Russia was the first largest socialist country that constituted as Soviet Union. However, eventually, it dissoluted into various independent states in the year 1991. Likwise, it formed from Soviet Union to Russian Federation.

Russia Facts & Geography

Continent Asia and Europe
Where is Located Russian Federation is a country located in the Eastern Europe - Northern Asia
Coordinates 60° 0' 0 N, 90° 0' 0 E
Capital Moscow
Largest City Moscow
Neighboring Countries Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway Poland, Ukraine
Administrative divisions46 provinces, 21 republics, 4 autonomous okrugs, 9 krays, 2 federal cities, and 1 autonomous oblast
Area 17,098,246 sq. km.
Population142,517,670 (July 2012 est.)
Official Language Russian
Currency Russian Ruble (RUB)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeRU
ISO Alpha-3 Code RUS
ISO Numeric Code643
GDP $2.383 trillion (2011 est.)
Calling code 7
Time Zone (UTC+3 to +12a)
Internet TLD .ru, .su