RUSSIA

Currency - Russian Rouble

Russia, the largest country in the world, occupies one-tenth of all the land on Earth. It spans 11 time zones across two continents (Europe and Asia) and has coasts on three oceans (the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic). The Russian landscape varies from desert to frozen coastline, tall mountains to giant marshes.The area that is today the country of Russia has been inhabited by people for thousands of years. The first modern state in Russia was founded in 862 by King Rurik of the Rus, who was made the ruler of Novgorod. Some years later, the Rus conquered the city of Kiev and started the kingdom of the Kievan Rus.

Location

Russia is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia.

Weather

-9°C to 30°C

Famous For

Russia is known for Home of the Orthodox Christianity, Ostankino tower – the highest tower in Europe, Red Square - UNESCO's World Hertitage Site.

Airport

 Vnukovo International Airport (VKO / UUWW) / Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO / UUEE) / Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME / UUDD)