Russia


Currency

The official currency of Russia is Ruble (Rouble) (code: RUB).

Capital

Moscow

Location

Russia is located in north eastern Europe and northern Asia.


Russia Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 146,090,613

Estimated population (2000): 146,597,000

Estimated population (1950): 102,833,000

Flag


Russia Flag

Economy

Russia has a mixed economy where government owns strategic areas of the economy like energy and defense-related sectors. Russia is world's the most resource rich country, containing more than 30 percent of the world's natural resources. Russia has an abundance of oil, natural gas and precious metals. Among the major economies in the world, Russia is one of the few that relies on energy revenues to drive growth.
Russia has a large and advanced weapon industry, that designs and manufactures high-tech military equipment, including fighter jets.


The most popular places in Russia among international travellers

Suzdal

Suzdal
Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg
Moscow

Moscow