Russia

Summary

Form of Government
Republic
Dominant-party system
Federation
Currency Used
Official Language
Capital
Population
GDP (nominal)
1,299,705,764,820 (2007, US$)
989,930,542,279 (2006, US$)
764,000,901,161 (2005, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
15,800 (2008, US$)
Contained by
Asia, Europe
Area
17,075,400 km² (6592849 mi²)
 

Country

Administrative Divisions
National anthem
Calling Code
7
Internet TLD
.рф
ru
su
Languages spoken
ISO Short Name
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
FIPS Code
RS
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Coat of Arms Bearer

Coat of Arms used
Coat of arms of Russia
 

Parent Institution of Judaica Owner

Judaica Owning Units
 

Organization member

Member of
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Arctic Council
 

Place of interment

People interred here
 

Breed origin

Breeds orginating here
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Russia (1993-12-11)
 

Fairy Tale Origin

Fairy tale from here
Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf
 

Rival

Rivals
Russia–Belarus energy dispute
Russia–Ukraine gas disputes
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (JN, 6,690, 6,699)
 

Olympic athlete affiliation

Athlete
 

Athletics country

Championships athletes performances
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
Tatarstan should be contained in some Russian federal district. (As a Russian republic, Tatarstan should be directly contained in some Russian federal district, not in Russia, which is a Sovereign state., Tatarstan, FixPlaces, Tatarstan)
Karachay-Cherkessia should be contained in some Russian federal district. (As a Russian republic, Karachay-Cherkessia should be directly contained in some Russian federal district, not in Russia, which is a Sovereign state., Karachay-Cherkessia, FixPlaces, Karachay-Cherkessia)
Astrakhan should be contained in some Russian federal district. (As a Russian oblast, Astrakhan should be directly contained in some Russian federal district, not in Russia, which is a Sovereign state., Astrakhan, FixPlaces, Astrakhan)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
A1 Team Russia
Russia Davis Cup team
Russia Fed Cup team
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
Is clear
no
 

Netflix Genre

Titles
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
All-Russian Confederation of Labour
 

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
Casualties
Belongs To Combatant Group
Military Commanders
Force Deployments
Battle of Kulikovo (60,000, Infantry, 80,000)
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
ru
Adjectival form
Russian
Administrative parent
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
RUS
Olympics participated in
Athletes
Athletic performances
 

Countries

Continent
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Agencies
Government bodies
Governing officials
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia for Welfare (Valentina Matviyenko, 1998, 2003)
 

Statistical region

Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
5.518 (1992)
5.269 (1993)
23.386 (1989)
GDP growth rate
-5.047 (1991)
-3.6 (1996)
1.4 (1997)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.001 (1992)
0.013 (1993)
Life expectancy
67.813 (1961)
67.41 (1960)
66.643 (2006)
Places exported to
Places imported from
Fertility rate
2003 (1.31)
2004 (1.33)
2005 (1.29)
Religions
2007-06-06 (Russian Orthodox Church, 63)
2007-06-06 (Islam, 6)
 

Sport Country

Athletic performances
Athletes
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
Typhoon Sanba
 

Fictional Setting

Contained By (Fictional Places)
Asia, Europe
Fictional Characters Born Here
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Russian
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

United Nations member state

Member of
 

Arrest Warrant Issuer

Warrants Issued
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Organization founder

Organizations founded
 

Location

Partially contains
Euregio Karelia
Euregio Pskov-Livonia
Barents Euro-Arctic Council
Time zone(s)
UTC+12
UTC+3
Partially contained by
People born here
Geolocation
55.0423189997 × 54.8270488441
Contains
Adjectival form
Russian
Events
Adjoins
Nearby airports
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