Russia Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:Russia has a total area of 17,075,200 sq km.
Population: Russia has a population of around 142,754,000, consisting of ethnic Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian and others.
System of government: Russia is a constitutional federation.
Capital: With a population of around 13,200,000, Moscow is the capital.
Religion: Russian Orthodox is the dominant religion, followed by Islam and other denominations of Christianity.
Official Language: Russian is the official language.
Government: Russia is a constitutional federation.
Climate: Russia has a continental climate except for the tundra and the extreme southeast.
Units of measure and electricity: Russia follows the metric system of measurement while the official unit of electricity is 220 V and 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Russia is divided into 11 time zones.
Currency: Ruble (1 € = 35.71 R)
Travel documents required: Passports are required by all travellers. Visas are not required by CIS countries excluding nationals of Georgia and Turkmenistan.