russia-mapRussian Federation on the World mapWith more then 17 million km², Russia is the largest country in the world. The geographical map on the left shows the territory of Russia.

The population of the Russian federation was more than 143 Million (estimation) in 2013 and slightly increased the last years. (Due to some benefits for the second born child - money bonus and immigration from the former USSR Republics).
While around 85% of the population lives in the european part of Russia, the asian - and specially the north-eastern part of Siberia are very low populated.
Mostly endemic folks like the Chukchi.

 

More general information about this country you can find at the usual sources like wiki and others, I want to tell about my trips and personal experience
with Russia and its people. Married with a Russian, I got very interesting insights in the Russian culture and mentality and not to forget my "very individual" journeys
to and within Russia gave me an good impression to this country, the culture, language and also the great nature of Russia.
All this impressions and tons of pictures I would like to share with you on this site.

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