Russia: Largest Country In The World

Russia - Largest Country in The World - Facts by Factober

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July 10, 2020

Largest Country in the world

Russia

landmass over 6.6 million square miles, 11% of world landmass.

Russia has nine different time zones.

shares land borders with 14 NEIGHBOURING

countries

FACTS

AMAZING FACTS ABOUT RUSSIA

RUSSIA IS ONE OF THE LARGEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD.

POPULAR FOR ITS NATURAL HERITAGE, OIL PRODUCER, WEAPON MANUFACTURER.

SHARES LANDMASS WITH ASIA AND EUROPE. EURASIA.

MORE WOMEN AS COMPARED TO MEN.

WORLD’S LARGEST RAILWAY

LARGEST COUNTRY BY AREA

SECOND LARGEST OIL MANUFACTURER IN THE WORLD

 

ST. PETERSBURG – THE DEEPEST SUBWAY IN THE WORLD.

EVEN FLOWER SUPERSTITION

SHAKING HAND SUPERSTITION

NEW HOME FIRST ENTRY SUPERSTITION

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Trans-Siberian Railway spans across country single longest railway in the world-9200 kilometer 5700 mile from moscow European Russia to Asia - Vitebsky railway station, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
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Trans-Siberian Railway spans across country single longest railway in the world-9200 kilometer 5700 mile from moscow European Russia to Asia - Facts by Factober
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LARGEST RAILWAY IN THE WORLD.

Trans-Siberian Railway spans across the country with a single longest railway in the world of 9200 kilometers i.e. 5700 miles from Moscow (European Russia) to Asia.

MORE WOMEN

than men

 

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World’s most women biased male to female ratio with 0.859 males to every female.

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Russia shares border with 16 countries

Russia shares land borders of 20,241 kilometres.

Russia has international borders with 16 sovereign states, including two with maritime boundaries (US, Japan). 

Norway Lithuania Georgia
Finland Poland Azerbaijan
Estonia Belarus Kazakhstan
Latvia Ukraine China
Mongolia North Korea Japan
United States

 

These are the countries Russia shares its international borders with.

Russia has 9 time zones. No other country supports such a large number Facts by Factober
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Time Zones

Russia has 9 time zones. No other country supports such a large number.

Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe. It's in Russia. Facts by Factober
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Mount Elbrus

Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe. It’s in Russia.

Russia owns approx 6,800 nuclear warheads - facts by factober nuclear missiles weapons atomic
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Nuclear Weapons

Russia owns approx 6,800 nuclear warheads, that is the number in the world!

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Alaska Purchase

United States negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 for $7.2 million. The flag ceremony performed on 18 October. The day is celebrated as Alaska Day.

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Sputnik 1

Sovient union’s the first country to launch satellite in space on 4 October 1957. The satellite weighted 83.6 kg.

coal mines in russia
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Coal Resources

Coal is the largest sources of power generation in Russia. They own world’s 40% of the coal resources.

Bandy

One of the oldest sport in Russia. It’s also known as Russian Hocky. It can be addressed as the national sport of Russia.

Pelmeni are dumplings of Russian cuisine that consist of a filling wrapped in thin, unleavened dough - National Dish of Russia - Facts by Factober
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Pelmeni

Pelmeni is considered as the national dish of Russia. Pelmeni is the pastry dumplings. That are typically filled with minced meat and wrapped in a thin, pasta-like dough.

Lake Baikal

Russia’s Lake Baikal is the deepest and oldest lake in the world, and the largest freshwater lake by volume. And’s often mistake for sea.

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Russia is not only one of the largest countries, but, the best one. They’ve got a good track record from scientific research to border securities.

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