Top 5 Things To Know About Russia

  • Publish date: Friday، 04 March 2022
Top 5 Things To Know About Russia

Russia or what they call motherland Russia, one of the strongest and the largest countries in the world with a rich and robust history, known for its’ freezing weather, beautiful women, Lots of vodkas, and Moscow going with temperatures below -30 C in cold winter days, but there are many interesting facts about Russia that you might not have known yet! Today we will introduce you to some of them.

Five interesting facts about Russia

Keep a count in your head to know how many of those exciting facts in Russia did you already know before you read it:

  • Russia is the largest country in the entire world; yes, you did not read that wrongly; it is one of the most powerful, but it is the largest country in terms of land size as it covers more than 17.13 million km² compared to the United States 9.834M km², China, 9.597M km² or Ukraine 603.548K km², Russia is home to what they call federals instead of cities, which are 85 federals in total.

Top 5 Things To Know About Russia

  • Russia's official name is not Russia, but it is called the Russian Federation; however, the term Russia is derived from the word Rusm a medieval state populated by the East Slavs.

Top 5 Things To Know About Russia

  • Moscow is one of the wealthiest cities in the world, which is the capital of Russia in terms of the numbers of billionaires who live in it that is coming right after Hong Kong & New York.

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  • Still, the country's total Yearly GDP is less than other European countries or top countries, like the USA, UK, Germany, and other countries, reaching around $1.48 trillion yearly.
  • Russia is home to the 2nd largest art museum globally, which is called the hermitage and is also home to the deepest lake in the world called Lake Baikal in Siberia.
  • Did you also know that Russia has the worlds’ longest railway connecting Moscow and Vladivostok? So naturally, since Russia has the most significant area size in the world, that only makes sense to have the longest railway track ever to connect those areas.

Fun fact! Russias' main exports are actually pearls and minerals, the country is very rich in pearls, metal clads, and aluminum making them the main exports of the country to other countries.

Russia, or as they call it motherland, is a beautiful country home to many nationalities; if you would like to know more, how about reading everything you need to know about Ukraine or check UAE in pictures and more exciting articles on Uaemoments.