Russian Federation Facts and History

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National Flag of Russian Federation

Interesting facts about Russian Federation

  • Official Name: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya (Russian Federation), or Rossia (Russia)
  • Form of Government: federal multiparty republic with a bicameral legislative body (Federal Assembly comprising the Federation Council [170] and the State Duma [450])
  • President: Vladimir Putin
  • Prime Minister: Mikhail Mishustin
  • GDP: 1.7 trillion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Moscow
  • Population: 144.4 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Russian
  • Currency: Russian ruble
  • Timezone: GMT+3
  • Area: 17.13 million km²
  • Dialing Code: +7
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Abakan Range,Altai,Aluchin Horst,Anadyr Highlands
  • Major Rivers: Volga River,Ob River,Yenisei,Irtysh,Amur River
  • Continent: Europe
  • Border Countries: To the south Russia borders North Korea, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. To the southwest and west it borders Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, and Estonia, as well as Finland and Norway.

Map of Russian Federation

National Symbols of Russian Federation

  • National Bird: Eagle
  • National Anthem: “State Anthem of the Russian Federation”
  • National Animal: Eurasian brown bear
  • National Flower: chamomile
  • National Poet: Mihai Eminescu
  • National Game: Ice Hockey