Russia Travel Overview

Russia Travel Overview

Russian Federation

Important facts

Capital: Moscow (See more on ITYPEJOB.COM)

Official language: Russian

Currency: Ruble 1RUB = 0.01EUR

Continent: Eastern Europe

Moscow, Moscow,… Russia is a beautiful country, it is said in a hit that describes the love for Russian women, vodka and the country against the backdrop of the Tsarist era as a mirror of the Tsarist era. Rightly. A vacation in Russia has a lot to offer.

According to Countryaah, the Russian Federation is a state that developed from the Grand Duchy of Moscow via the Russian Tsarist Empire to a multi-ethnic state dominated by ethnic Russians. As the largest state in the world in terms of area, Russia is a nuclear power and an important industrialized country and is a permanent member of the World Security Council.

City vacation last minute in Moscow

In Moscow, the capital of Russia, only about 10 million people live in the city and another 14 million people in the adjacent areas, which makes it the largest city in Europe. The country’s cultural, political and economic center offers numerous churches, museums, galleries, theaters and the 540 m high “Ostankino Tower” television tower. Moscow is also home to the seat of the Russian Orthodox Church.

The patriarch resides in the largest Russian Orthodox church building, the Danilov Monastery. In the urban area of ​​the Russian capital there are more than 600 churches and in the 16th century it was also called the “Third Rome”. The main attractions of the city include the Red Square and the Kremlin, both of which are also on Unesco’s World Heritage List. Also the famous theater of Moscow, the Bolshoi Theater (large theater), which has existed since 1776, should definitely be included on a tour of the city, where the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet dances. The Pushkin Museum and the Tretyakov Gallery are among the most beautiful and worth seeing museums. One of the most popular excursion spots in the city for both tourists and locals is Gorky Park, which is particularly known for its recreational factor.

Vacation in Russia

Other cities in Russia are also worth visiting such as Yekaterinburg, Novosibirk, Saint Petersburg (Leningrad) and Nizhny Novgorod. Irkutsk lies on the only outflow from Lake Baikal, the Angara. A trip to Lake Baikal should not be missing on any trip to Russia. Lake Baikal is the deepest with a depth of over 1,600 meters and the oldest freshwater lake on earth with an age of over 35 million years. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is often referred to as the Sea of ​​Russia and is located on the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Russian cuisine

Due to the cold winter and the associated use of the oven, traditional Russian cuisine is limited to baking, boiling and braising. The most famous dishes include aspic, shchi, borsch, ucha, blini, pierogi. Food such as caviar with a good sip of the excellent local vodka or red fish are also considered delicacies.


Currency (sub-unit)

Rubles (100 kopecks)

ISO 4217 code

RUB / 643


Continent: Europe

Region: east

Geo coordinates: N 61 ° 31 ‘26.4 ” E 105 ° 19’ 7.5″

Highest mountain: Elbrus (5,633 m)

Total area: 17,075,400 km²

Mainland: 16,995,800 km²

National border: 5,257 km

Coastline: 9,903 km


Dependency: independent since foundation

Formerly dependent states: Finland until 1917
Iran until 1923
Poland until 1918

UN member since: 1945

Other political affiliation: CIS

Form of government: Federal Presidential Republic

Houses of Parliament: bikameral

Party system: Multi-party system / 5% hurdle

State building: federal

Political culture: Subject culture / parochial culture


Russia GDP - gross domestic product

Export goods: Petroleum, natural gas, metals, machines

BSP: $ 656.717 billion

GDP: $ 667.844 billion

GDP purchasing power parity: $ 1,732,000,000,000

Economic growth: 6.7%

GDP share of agriculture: 5.1%

GDP share of industry: 38.8%

GDP share of services: 56.1%

Inflation rate: 12.2%

Unemployment: 6.8%

State budget revenue: $ 4294967295

State budget expenditure: $ 4294967295

National debt: 10.2%

Export: $ 291 billion

Import: $ 157 billion

Foreign debt: $ 146 billion

Gold and currency reserves: $ 268.4 billion

Electricity consumption: 812,300 million KWh

Gas reserves: 8,388,607 million m³

Gas production: 592,100 million m³

Gas consumption: 401,200 million m³

Oil reserves: 69,000 million m³

Oil production: 8,388,607 million m³

Oil consumption: 2,886,000 million m³

Cultivation area: 7.25%

Bovine: 26,803,000 pieces

Pigs: 16,612,000 pieces

Sheep: 12,800,000 pieces

Fishing: 3,550,000 t

Demographic data

Residents: 111,606,600

Residents in cities: 80,546,000

Minorities: Tatars, Ukrainians

Average age: 38.4 years

0-14 years: 14.2%

15-64 years: 71.3%

> 65 years: 14.5%

Population growth: -0.37%

Birth rate: 9.95 / 1,000 residents

Death rate: 14.65 / 1,000 residents

Migration: 1.03 / 1,000 residents

Ratio men / women: 0.86

Fertility: 1.28 children / woman

Infant mortality: 15.13 ‰

Life expectancy men: 60.45 years

Life expectancy women: 74.1 years

Country codes and abbreviations

ISO 3166 Alpha 2: RU

ISO 3166 Alpha 3: RUS

ISO 3166 numeric: 643

Top Level Domain: ru

IOC country code: RUS


Source: Abbreviationfinder


Telephone connections: 37,400,000

Cell Phones: 39,570,000

Radios: 62,100,000

TV: 66,710,000

Computer: 18,460,000

Internet users: 21,490,000


Cars: 24,310,000

Merchant fleet (ships over 1,000 GRT): 1,178


Number of doctors: 693.100

Daily food intake: 3,050 kcal / resident

HIV- infected people: 990,000



Foundation: 1328

Last sovereign since: 1328


Main religious group: Agnostic

Distribution of religions: Christians (82%); Muslims and others (18%)


Prison inmates: 759,800


Armed forces (troop strength): 1,216,000

Main battle tank: 21,820

Battleships: 65

Submarines: 62

Warplanes: 2.210

Helicopter: 1,630

Nuclear warheads: 10.100

Defense Spending: $ 52,448,000,000