Sunday, 19 July 2015


official name: Russia

Capital: Moscow

Population: 138,082,178

Area: 6,592,735 sq mi

Literacy: 99.4%

Language: Russian (official)

Currency: Rouble (R)

Religion: Russian Orthodox, Islam, Animist, Jewish, Buddhist

Industries: defense industries including radar, missile production, and advanced electronic components, shipbuilding; road and rail transportation equipment; communications equipment; agricultural machinery, tractors, and construction equipment; electric power generating and transmitting equipment; medical and scientific instruments.

Natural resources: wide natural resource base including major deposits of oil, natural gas, coal, and many strategic minerals, timber; note: formidable obstacles of climate, terrain, and distance hinder exploitation of natural resources.