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According to watchtutorials, Russia is the largest country in the world, covering a land area of 17,098,242 square kilometers. As of 2019, its population was estimated to be 146.8 million people. The population density is 8.4 people per square kilometer, making Russia the ninth most densely populated country in the world. The majority of Russia’s population is ethnic Russian with other major ethnic groups including Tatars, Ukrainians and Bashkirs. Russians are spread throughout the entire country but are most concentrated in European Russia with 81% of Russians living west of the Ural Mountains and 19% living east of them. Moscow is the largest city in Russia with over 12 million people living there and it is also one of the most populous cities in Europe. Other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. The average life expectancy for Russian citizens is 71 years for men and 78 years for women with over 16% of Russians aged 60 or older. The official language spoken in Russia is Russian which is spoken by 95% of citizens while other languages such as Tatar and Ukrainian are spoken by smaller populations within certain regions. Religion plays an important role in many Russians’ lives with Eastern Orthodoxy being the most widely practiced faith followed by Islam and other religions including Buddhism and Judaism. Education levels have improved significantly since 2000 with literacy rates reaching 99%. There has been a steady decline in birth rates since 1990 but this has been offset by a steady increase in life expectancy leading to a relatively stable population growth rate over time. See iamhigher for Russia Population and Language.

Russia Political System, Famous People, Animals and Plants

Political system of Russia According to COMPUTERMINUS.COM, the Russian Federation has been a presidential republic with a republican form of government since 1991. According to the constitution, the Russian Federation consists of nine federation circles, which are made up of a number of federation entities such as republics, oblasts or regions. See AbbreviationFinder for more… Read More »

Sokolovaya Gora, Russia

In the northeastern part of the city rises Sokolovaya Gora. This is the highest place in the city, which can be seen from any corner of it. In ancient times, the Sokolovaya Mountain was called by the Tatars Sarytau, which means “yellow mountain” in Tatar. It is believed that the name of the city came… Read More »

How to get to Russia

Overview Russia is a country in Europe according to ehistorylib. Gilded tsarist pomp, the frigid tundra of Siberia, swanky Soviet-era monuments and ultra-chic urban culture—the Russian Federation has as many faces as its size suggests. Winston Churchill once said, “Russia is a riddle within a mystery surrounded by a mystery,” and indeed the greatest country… Read More »