Name Russia (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes RU / RUS
Continent Europe
Continent code EU
Capital Moscow
Area 16376870
DD coordinates 55.000000 / 103.000000
DMS coordinates 55°00'0.00" N / 103°00'0.00" E
UTM coordinates 48U 372071.8086231 6096620.7070769
Total cities 8899
Flag of Russia

Russia on map

Russia is a part of the Europe continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Russia, is RU.

It's territory covers an area of 16376870 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Moscow, the capital city of Russia. On nationwide level, Russian is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Russians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 1283387 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 87157 km. Russia merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 102000 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 7 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use RUB as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Russia live according to the Europe/Moscow time zone, which is also the one used in Moscow.

More about Russia

Official languages Russian
Nationalities Russians
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .ru
Phone codes 7
Currencies RUB
Life expectancy males Ø 67,8 years
Life expectancy females Ø 77,8 years
Birthrate 11,5 ‰
Deathrate 12,4 ‰
Males/Females 46,3%/53,7%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 482,64 bn $
Importations 353,60 bn $
Tourism receipts 17,67 bn $
Unemployment rate 5,7%
Inflation rate 4,47%
Corruption index 30 (very bad)
Energy consumption 909,6 bn kWh

Land use

1% Urban areas 187538 km²
13% Agricultural areas 2272357 km²
50% Forest 8508089 km²
0% Water areas 721380 km²
36% Others 6130265 km²


Roadways 1283387 km
Railways 87157 km
Waterways 102000 km
Commercial harbors 2739
Airports 874

Russia cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 8899):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
FLK Flag of Falkland Islands Falkland Islands South America - 18808 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 17935 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 17915 km
SGS Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Antarctica - 17480 km
URY Flag of Uruguay Uruguay South America Montevideo 17021 km
PRY Flag of Paraguay Paraguay South America Asuncion 16186 km
ATA Flag of Antarctica Antarctica Antarctica - 16054 km
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia South America Sucre 15558 km
BRA Flag of Brazil Brazil South America Brasilia 15038 km
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 14919 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
MNG Flag of Mongolia Mongolia Asia - 906 km
CHN Flag of China China Asia Beijing 2130 km
PRK Flag of North Korea North Korea Asia Pyongyang 2427 km
KGZ Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Asia Bishkek 2569 km
KAZ Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Asia - 2584 km
KOR Flag of South Korea South Korea Asia Seoul 2811 km
TJK Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan Asia Dushanbe 2964 km
UZB Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Asia Tashkent 3171 km
JPN Flag of Japan Japan Asia Tokyo 3177 km
BTN Flag of Bhutan Bhutan Asia - 3219 km

There are many ways to find how far is Russia (RU) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Russia to Haversine
North pole 3892 km 2418 mil
Equator 10832 km 6731 mil
South pole 16123 km 10019 mil

Distance calculator

246 Countries
1208701 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Russia and Falkland Islands is 18808 kilometers or 11687 miles.
The most smallest distances between Russia and Mongolia is 906 kilometers or 563 miles.
We found information about 8899 cities.
The capital of RU is Moscow with population in 2022 over 17125000 people.
The area of Russia (RU) is 16376870 square kilometers.
Yes, Russia is part of the continent of Europe.
Official name of RU is The Russian Federation.
Russia has approximately 874 airports.