Where is Moscow, Russia?

Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia. Moscow is situated on the Moskva River in the Central Russia. Moscow is the world's largest cities, the largest city by land area and the largest metropolitan area in Europe. The city covers an area of 2,511 square kilometres (970 sq mi).

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    Moscow is located on the Moskva River in the western part of European Russia. Moscow is the capital city of Russian Federation. Moscow is most important political, economic, financial, scientific, religious, educational, cultural, and transportation center of Russia. A resident of Moscow is known as Moskvitch, and in English it is Muscovite.

    Interestingly, as per the report published by Forbes Magazine 2011, Moscow has maximum number of billionaires (i.e. 79) in the world; it replaced the New York City. City has long history of serving as capital; its Kremlin is one of the popular sites which is also listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

    Surprisingly, Moscow has comprehensive transit network systems including four international airports, an extensive Moscow Metro, and nine railroad terminals. All these features collectively made Moscow as one of the most significant cities of the world.

    Besides, Moscow is one of the most popular tourist's destinations of the world. It has various attractions that fascinate tourists to visit the place. Important of them are museums (most popular is the Tretyakov Gallery), art galleries, Moscow circus and various other landscapes.

    Facts about Moscow City, Russia

    LocationWestern Russia
    Federal districtCentral
    Administrative divisionsMoscow is divided into 12 administrative districts
    Coordinates55°45′21″N 37°37′2″E
    Area2,511 km2 (970 sq mi)
    Elevation34 m (112 ft)
    Population (2018)12,506,468 (1st)
    Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK)
    OKTMO ID45000000
    Area code(s) 495, 498 and 499
    Country calling code+7 (Russia)
    International call prefix"8~10"
    ClimateHumid continental climate
    Official languageRussian
    High Speed Rails Intercity-Express trains
    AirportSheremetyevo International Airport(SVO), Domodedovo (DME), Vnukovo (VKO), Zhukovsky (ZIA), Ostafyevo (OSF)
    Metero RailMoscow Metro
    9 Railway TerminalBelorussky Rail Terminal, Kazansky Rail Terminal, Kiyevsky Rail Terminal, Kursky Rail Terminal, Leningradsky Rail Terminal, Paveletsky Rail Terminal, Rizhsky Rail Terminal, Savyolovsky Rail Terminal, Yaroslavsky Rail Terminal

    Places to Visit in Moscow

    The Moscow KremlinThe Pushkin State Museum of Fine ArtsDormition CathedralMuzeon Park of Arts
    Red SquareAll-Russian Exhibition CenterIvan the Great Bell-TowerApothecary Garden
    St. Basil's CathedralSparrow HillsPoklonnaya HillTomb of the Unknown Soldier
    Lenin's Mausoleum at Red SquareNovodevichy ConventSokolniki ParkIzmailovsky Park
    Bolshoi TheatreMuseum of CosmonauticsKuskovo Summer PalaceNikulin Circus
    Gorky Central Park of Culture and LeisureCathedral of Christ the SaviourMoscow ZooNeskuchny Garden
    Arbat StreetTsaritsyno Museum-ReserveAnnunciation CathedralMuseum-Estate Arkhangelskoye
    State Historical MuseumKolomenskoyeIzmailovo KremlinHermitage Garden
    The State Tretyakov GalleryOstankino Television TowerMuseum of the Great Patriotic WarMain Botanical Garden of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    Armoury ChamberAlexander GardenPark Pobedy Na Poklonnoy GoreMoskvarium
    Last Updated on: January 28, 2021